Presentation on theme: "Arctic Wolf. Northern edge of the North American continent Northward to the North Pole Eastern and northern shores of Greenland Northern Hemisphere."— Presentation transcript:
Northern edge of the North American continent Northward to the North Pole Eastern and northern shores of Greenland Northern Hemisphere
Have round ears Have shorter muzzle and legs Have white and thick fur
The arctic wolf is white. In winter it has a double layer of fur. Wolves look much like German Shepherd dogs, but wolves have longer legs, bigger feet, a wider head, and a long bushy tail. Most adult wolves weigh pounds. Wolves have 42 teeth. Some wolves can run up to 40 miles per hour.
When they eat their food they swallow in large chunks and barely chew it. They also eat all of what they hunt, including the bones. Examples Caribou Muskoxen Arctic Hares Seals Ptarmigan Lemmings Waterfowl Some types of rodents
Live and hunt in packs Howl and bark to communicate with other pack members Packs are very territorial with other packs
A mother wolf can be pregnant with a litter of pups for about 63 days Pups are born deaf and blind when they are born After 3-6 week the pups leave the den to be independent