Category Archives: Wolf Information


Keeping a Pet Wolf is a dream come true for many animal lovers but it requires serious consideration. 

A Wolf Cub: Keeping A Pet Wolf

A Wolf Cub May Behave Exactly Like A Puppy But As It Grows Older, The Wild Instincts Gradually Become Noticeable.

People have both admired and feared wolves for practically centuries now. That wild, free and untamable spirit holds even the best of us in awe. However, by nature, these are not domesticated animal: most importantly they are not dogs.

Similarities, either in appearances or wolf cub temperament, makes us think we are looking at the closest thing to a cute puppy. Hence, wolf lovers dream of welcoming a wolf cub into their homes and raising/training it to behave like a domestic dog.

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Get all the answers to the most common Wolf Questions here.

The Gray wolf can vary in color: Wolf Questions

A Pair Of Gray Wolves (Author: Stefan/Wikimedia Commons cc 2.0)

There’s still so much misinformation about wolves out there. But if you’re looking for the facts and nothing else, then you’ll need to read this.

Below are 15 of the most common Wolf Questions that people frequently ask along with their answers.

15 Of The Most Common Wolf Questions Answered.

1) How many types/species of wolves exist on Earth today?

There are four species of wolves worldwide today. They are: the gray wolf (Canis lupus), the red

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The wolf continues to fascinate us as seen by the many ancient tales of wolves in mythology.

Romulus And Remus

Romulus And Remus As Babies (Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons)

The Wolf continues to capture our imagination and the evidence is everywhere. From literature to movies you’ll find references to wolves often.

Apparently, past generations aren’t left out too. There are almost innumerable stories of wolves in mythology and legends to choose from. Stories tell of their achievements, victories, and sometimes evil ways, in many legends passed down for generations.

That mysterious, wild and untamed spirit just won’t die. To date.

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Improved conservation efforts means wolves are making a strong comeback. Show your support with these Wolf Tattoos.

Wolf And Red Rose

The image of a wolf can mean many different things and can be used to pass on a particular message depending on who’s creating it and the person looking.

Usually, it depicts one or more of the many properties of wolves: strength, resilience, cunning, speed, warrior, hunter, spiritual guide, etc.

Although these creatures were severely persecuted globally, they are gradual making a slow but steady comeback.

From the cute tattoos to the fierce and even scary ones,

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A compilation of Wolf Names and meanings from all over the world.

120 Wolf Names

No doubt, wolves are one of nature’s most intriguing creatures. Because of that, Wolf names are quite popular and have been used for centuries now.

Popular species like the Gray wolf in particular have been the subject of several movies, myths and works of fiction.

Different cultures attribute wolf names to different traits, incidents, and virtues such as bravery, victory, nobility, etc.

We’ve scoured thousands of possible wolf names and selected 120 names that are unique: so

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There are many stories about Wolves in Movies and TV but here are a few you need to know.

A Couple of wolves

A Pair Of Wolves: Pixabay

There are literally countless species of animals featured on the silver screen but none can lay a greater claim to coolness than the wolf.

Wolves have featured in movies for so long that it can be quite a task keeping up with all of them.

And, the roles are versatile too. From the cute to the tear-jerker to the downright mean and scary bad guy wolf.

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The age-old tradition of destroying “troublesome” animals persists as Russian Wolves are open to bounty hunting, and are being killed in their thousands.

Eurasian Wolf Specimen In Bavaria, Germany: Russian Wolves

Eurasian Wolf Specimen In Bavaria, Germany. This Is One Of The Four Native Wolf Types In Russia. (Courtesy: Commons cc 2.0)

Russian Wolves have a reputation for being aggressive. In fact, Russian wolves are notorious for attacking and killing reindeer, horses, and humans.

During World War II, one account states how soldiers from opposing warring sides had to join forces to survive the attacks of these wolves. Just recently, the media was awash with reports of so called Russian wolf “super packs.”

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Dire Wolves are so popular now that the only prehistoric animals that rival them in fame are mammoths and saber-tooth tigers.

Artist Illustration Of Dire Wolves Hunting

Artist Illustration Of Dire Wolves Hunting In A Forest.

Like many people, you may have wondered if Dire Wolves ever really existed or if this animal is just another result of the hyperactive imagination of a movie producer. Well, dire wolves are real. Or rather, were real.

The dire wolf is an extinct species belonging to the genus Canis. It ranks high among the most famous and indeed fascinating prehistoric carnivores ever along with its also extinct competitor, the saber-toothed tiger (or saber-toothed cat).

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The Wolf is one of the most persecuted mammals on Earth. Here are 10 places to visit wolf sanctuaries and reserves protecting them.

Mexican Gray wolf: wolf sanctuaries and reserves

A Mexican Gray Wolf. A Captive Breeding Program Saved These Wolves From Extinction.

Wolves have been persecuted by humans for centuries now, there’s no doubt about it. In fact, many species of wolf actually no longer exist. For instance, wolves like Japanese wolf and the dire wolf were once abundant in their native territories but that’s no longer the case.

Certainly the only place you can see them now is in museums and the history books.

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The Mexican Wolf is another species that would have gone extinct by now if not for a quick intervention.

A Mexican Wolf in the captive breeding enclosure

A Captive Mexican Wolf. Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico

The Mexican wolf (Canis lupus baileyi), also commonly known as El Lobo, is the most genetically distinct ancestry of wolves found in the western hemisphere. It’s a subspecies of the gray wolf and the smallest in size of gray wolf types.

It stands 24 to 33 inches tall and has a dark colored coat of gray, brown and black thick fur with various facial patterns.

Mexican Wolf Habitat And Behavior

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