The Gray Wolf is 4½ to 6½ lbs. The Gray Wolf weighs 25-59 kg. The color of the Gray Wolf is grizzled gray, black, or all white.
The Gray Wolf’s lifespan is 7-8 years in the wild. Some live up to 10 years or more.
The Gray Wolf eats elk, deer, moose, caribou, beavers, rabbits, and other small prey. The Gray Wolf is a carnivore.
The population of the Gray Wolf is between 7,000-11,200 in Alaska. 5,000 live in the lower 48 states. People estimate there are only 200,000 in 57 countries compared to 2 million a long time ago.
The Gray Wolf’s range is common through North America. Many were killed in the United States during the mid 1930’s. Gray Wolves live in forests and on plains.
One adaptation of the Gray Wolf is its ears. These help them hear when prey is near. The second adaptation is its teeth that help them rip prey. The last adaptation is its eyes that help them see where they are going.
Some fun facts about the Gray Wolf is that the only mating season is January-February. Another fun fact is the litter size is 4-7 pups at one time.
The Gray Wolf is endangered because people misunderstand them and kill the wolves.