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9 Facts You Didn’t Know About Wolves

FACTS YOU DIDN KNOW ABOUT W ES Known as highly intelligent pack animals, wolves are extremely social animals that develop very close social bonds with family members and their pack. An image far removed from the big, bad wolves of fairy tales! Here are nine facts you probably didn't know about these highly intelligent, mystical and majestic animals: WOLVES ARE EXTRAORDINARY SPRINTERS CAND MARATHON RUNNERS) WOLVES WOULD MAKE GREAT BASKETBALL O PLAYERS – BUT GROW MUCH FASTER While the average length of female wolves is 14 to 18 metres from nose to tail, males can grow up to nearly 2 metres in length Given their ideal length and growth rate, this is partly why wolves can sprint at speeds of 36 to 38 miles per hour for short distances Males Female Wolves are also ultra-marathon endurance runners. They have been known to track and trace their prey 2 METRES 1.4 TO 1.8 for hours and have been known to cover distances METRES of 90 kilometers (55 miles) in one night Under nomal circumstances, wolves spend most of their time trotting at a speed of 5-10 mph, thanks to their long legs WHAT DO WOLVES AND FISH HAVE IN COMMON? Wolves can swim distances of up to 8 miles (13 kilometres), thanks to the small webs between their toes AVERAGE LIFE OF A WOLF? Most wolves are estimated to live up to 13 years of age. WOLVES ARE DEVOTED 'FAMILY' ANIMALS A male and female that mate usually stay together for life. They are devoted parents arid maintain sophisticated family ties 5 THE LEGENDARY "WEREWOLF" HOWL Wolves are legendary because of their spine-tingling howl, which they use to communicate. A lone wolf howls to attract the attention of his pack, while communal howls may send territorial messages from one pack to another. Much like barking domestic dogs wolves may simply begin howling because a nearby wolf has already begun. wt howis to attract 60 WOLVES ARE GENERALLY SHY ANIMALS Wolves are extremely timid and shy, they don't chase or hunt people and tend to want to get away from humans as soon as they catch our scent. 8 WOLVES TYPICALLY ENJOY LIVING IN. WOLVES HAVE AN EXCELLENT SENSE 8 OF SMELL AND HEARING Wolves can be found in different habitats all over the world, but they are most commonly found in the United States, Canada and Arctic Russia. Wolves are popular in forests, but they can also live in grasslands deserts, the arctic, and mountains While there's no arguing that wolves have superior vision, it is not all that great for long distance tracking but that is what their noses and ears are for. Most wolves today are found in the frozen tundras in Canada and Alaska, where there aren't many people or animals to bother them. At Casterton Sedbergh Preparatory School we have historic links with wolves through founder Roger Lupton, who established the wolf as the Sedbergh emblem Their embodiment as the The Spirit of Sedbergh' can be seen in our new video, now online at PAS REFERENCES! https// http// https:/wolvestuttcom/blogs/wolvestuff-biogitop-10-facts-about-wolves https://www.factretrievercom/wolves-tacts SEDBERGH SCHOOL

9 Facts You Didn’t Know About Wolves

shared by billytrail on Oct 09
An infographic showing some less well know facts about Wolves. Wolves are highly intelligent animals and there are more to them that meet the eye. Ranging from reaching up to 38 miles per hour when ru...




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