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  Gray Wolf - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Gray Wolf, being a keystone predator, is an integral component of the ecosystems to which it typically belongs.
Wolf growls have a distinct, deep, bass-like quality, and are used much of the time as a threat, though they are not always necessarily used for defense.
In brief, the gray wolf, which, at one point, could be found in any ecosystem on every continent in the Northern Hemisphere, was persistently one of the first species to go once a significant population of humans settled in a given area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wolf   (6454 words)

  
 Wolf Park General Wolf Information Page
There are many subspecies of the gray wolf, such as the arctic wolf, a white subspecies which lives in Alaska and northern Canada, and the Mexican wolf, a smaller subspecies which has been recently reintroduced in parts of the southwestern United States.
The gray wolf can actually range in color from pure white to solid fl, but the most common shade is a tawny brown in which the wolf’s guard hairs are banded with fl, white, gold and brown.
The solo howl, howled by one wolf, is primarily used to attract a mate or to relocate a pack from which the lone wolf has been separated.
www.wolfpark.org /wolffaq.html   (4564 words)

  
 Wolf: Wildlife Notebook Series - Alaska Department of Fish and Game
The wolf (Canis lupus) occurs throughout mainland Alaska, on Unimak Island in the Aleutians, and on all of the major islands in Southeast except Admiralty, Baranof, and Chichagof.
Various studies of wolf ecology have shown that the balance between wolf and prey populations is relatively fragile and can be easily disrupted.
In some areas wolf numbers may need to be controlled in order to avoid relatively long periods of prey scarcity which could result in very low numbers of wolves and other furbearers.
www.adfg.state.ak.us /pubs/notebook/furbear/wolf.php   (1194 words)

  
 Wolf Country, information and education site about wolves
Wolf country is dedicated to promoting wolf education and provide information about these fascinating animals.
The wolf is a large member of the canine family.
It is not known for sure just when the divergence occurred that split the ancestors of our domestic dog, C. familiaris, from the grey wolf, C. lupis, but it us thought to have occurred about four million years ago more info...
www.wolfcountry.net   (333 words)

  
 Wolf Communication - Wolf Source   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Conversely, the wolf being threatened pulls its lips back in a defensive "grin", lowers itself, holds its tail between its legs, and may even roll over on its side or back, trying to make itself look smaller.
Wolf pups learn skills that will help them throughout their lives with hunting, and communication skills.
The wolf drops into a crouching position, wagging tail and a slight but apparent grin on the face.
www.wolfsource.org /communicate.html   (1040 words)

  
 Astronaut Bio: David. A. Wolf (1/2006)
Wolf graduated "with distinction" from the honors curriculum in electrical engineering at Purdue University and received an Academic Achievement Award upon graduation from medical school.
Wolf has logged 152 days in space over three separate missions, including a long duration stay on the Russian MIR space station.
Wolf’s primary duties were as lead spacewalker (EV1) and as rendezvous navigation specialist.
www.jsc.nasa.gov /Bios/htmlbios/wolf.html   (835 words)

  
 Wolf Country, facts, the senses observed
Early man was probably followed by a wolf like creature that scavenged on the remains of his kills.
The dentition of the wolf consists of twenty-two teeth: twelve incisors, four canines, sixteen pre molars, and ten carnassials and molars.
The wolf is very comfortable in the water, and does not hesitate to wade through icy streams or swim across short stretches of lake.
www.wolfcountry.net /information/WolfObserved.html   (2048 words)

  
 International Wolf Center Wolf Basics - FAQ
Red wolf packs are generally smaller than gray wolf packs and usually have 2 to 8 members, but a pack of 12 is known in the wild.
The average height (at the shoulder) of a gray wolf is 26 to 32 inches.
The size of a wolf's track is dependent on the age and size of the wolf, as well as the substrate the track was made in.
www.wolf.org /wolves/learn/basic/faq.asp   (1365 words)

  
 San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Wolf
There are many wolf organizations and government agencies working to both save wolves and educate people about them.
Within a wolf pack, communicating successfully with each other is key to every member’s survival and well-being.
Wolf packs also follow the cues of the head male and female, called the alphas.
www.sandiegozoo.org /animalbytes/t-wolf.html   (898 words)

  
 Gray Wolf
In Minnesota, where the largest wolf population in the lower 48 states resides, a state program provides compensation for livestock confirmed to be killed by wolves, and a federal program provides for trapping of individual wolves guilty of depredation.
Wolf recovery and management are very polarized, controversial, and emotional issues often stemming from people's attitudes, fears and misunderstandings more than wolves themselves.
Wolf recovery efforts represent an opportunity to redress past mistakes and enhance our understanding not only of wolves themselves, but also the complex interactions among species in their natural environments.
www.fws.gov /species/species_accounts/bio_gwol.html   (1679 words)

  
 Horse. The Animal In You
The rugged wolf is athletic, good-looking and brims with self-confidence.
The wolf insists on fidelity from its mate, but even after its partner has sworn its devotion, the wolf must battle its canine hormones that drive it to distraction.
The wolf pulls no punches when communicating with its peers, for there is nothing that a wolf detests more than a yes-man. The truth must be told and damn the consequences.
www.animalinyou.com /Wolf.htm   (459 words)

  
 Dog Owner's Guide Profile : The Wolf
Sometimes, they lie on the ground and expose their bellies to the alpha wolf, and they may urinate to further state their acknowledgement that the alpha is truly the top wolf.
The wolf is basically a shy animal, instilled with a fierce need to fit into a pack hierarchy and depending on nuances in body language and facial expression and on hunting skill to survive.
Wolf jaws are much stronger than those of a dog and are often used to exert dominance.
www.canismajor.com /dog/wolves.html   (2431 words)

  
 Gray Wolf
Wolf populations were the lowest in Eurasia between the 1930's and 1960's.
In the 1950's wolf numbers were the lowest in North America.
A thriving wolf population lives in northern Minnesota and there is an isolated population on Isle Royale National Park, Michigan.
www.thewildones.org /Animals/grayWolf.html   (479 words)

  
 Yellowstone National Park's Wildlife: Wolves
The adult male gray wolf stands 26 to 38 inches high at the shoulder and is usually 40 to 58 inches in length (excluding the tail).
The gray wolf utilizes its acute senses to survive and flourish in the wilderness.
Sight is perhaps the least developed of the wolf senses; however, it has been shown that the wolf's sight is at least as acute as that of humans.
www.yellowstone.net /wildlife/wolf.htm   (516 words)

  
 Wolf Source - A free award winning educational wolf resource
Wolf Source is dedicated to the wolf and the friends of the elusive wild creature.
Wolf Source - is dedicated to providing the public information and educational resources concerning the wolf and its habitat throughout the world.
Currently Wolf Source is run and operated by Lehnanne G. Kidd and her husband Michael, exclusively.Wolf Source is a personal web project that is done out of love for the wolf and there are no plans to file for 501(c)(3) status...
www.wolfsource.org   (1146 words)

  
 EEK! - Critter Corner - Timber Wolf
In 1979 wildlife biologists began to monitor wolf populations and to study wolves and wolf behavior to learn more about them and what they needed to survive.
In the mid-1970s, wolf sightings were reported once more in Wisconsin, and in 1975 the timber wolf was classified as a state endangered species.
Wolf population monitoring was put into action with live-trapping, radio telemetry, winter snow tracking, and summer howl surveys.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/caer/ce/eek/critter/mammal/wolves.htm   (826 words)

  
 The Wolf Mountain Sanctuary, Lucerne Valley, Calif.
Wolf Mountain Sanctuary is a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to the preservation, protection and proper management of wolves in the wild and in captivity.
Wolf Mountain Sanctuary is one of the few sanctuaries which allows human interaction with the wolves.
The impression a 180 lb wolf leaves on visitors to the sanctuary by rubbing their cheek against them and giving wolf kisses is ever lasting.
www.wolfmountain.com   (381 words)

  
 Wolf Spiders
Wolf spiders are found in habitats ranging from dry inland shrublands and woodlands to wet coastal forests and alpine meadows.
Wolf spiders have eight eyes in three rows (4,2,2), with the four smaller eyes in front and the four largest arranged in a square on top of the high and convex head.
Symptoms of a Wolf spider bite are usually minor, restricted to local pain or itchiness.
www.amonline.net.au /factsheets/wolf_spiders.htm   (572 words)

  
 Wolf Creek Ski Area
Wolf Creek Ski Area is celebrating its earliest opening ever with 65 inches of snowfall from September and October!
Wolf Creek is excited about celebrating 30 years of free cross country skiing this 2006-2007 season with a special schedule of festivities planned for the occasion!
Wolf Creek is a high alpine ski resort, 10,300 feet at the base and 11,900 feet at the summit.
www.wolfcreekski.com   (259 words)

  
 The Mexican Wolf Recovery Program Home - USFWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Mexican wolf, a subspecies of gray wolf, was listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, a recognition that the subspecies was in danger of extinction.
The wolf was already functionally extinct in the Southwest, and only occasional reports of wolves in Mexico confirmed its continued existence in the wild.
Due to the perilous status of the Mexican wolf at the time, and uncertainty if captive-reared wolves could successfully be returned to the wild, the recovery plan stated that delisting may never be possible.
www.fws.gov /ifw2es/mexicanwolf   (1750 words)

  
 Gray Wolf -- Kids' Planet -- Defenders of Wildlife
As the ancestor of the domestic dog, the gray wolf resembles German shepherds or huskies.
The wolf is the largest member of the canine family.
Another serious problem is human encroachment into wolf territory, which leads to habitat loss for wolves.
www.kidsplanet.org /factsheets/wolf.html   (415 words)

  
 Wolf Ammunition
WOLF Performance Ammunition is the only ammunition company that provides a 100% Performance Guarantee.
If you are not fully satisfied WOLF will refund your money on the unused portion of the ammunition, including any freight charges.
WOLF's new GOLD line features brass case and boxer primed ammunition.
www.wolfammo.com   (68 words)

  
 The Wolf Dunn (hybrid wolf / wolf-dog cross info)
The Wolf Dunn was created for you as a resource of information on Hybrid Wolves (Wolfdogs).
A Wolf Dunn is a place where ideas are born and grow.
As Canis lupus (wolf) and Canis lupus familiaris (dog) are the same species, "hybrid" is an inaccurate outdated term.
www.inetdesign.com /wolfdunn   (799 words)

  
 www.myspace.com/wolfparade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Wolf Parade is from Montreal; they've been together a little over two years now.
Montreal, if you hadn't already noticed, is the latest city to be made collectively nauseous with media attention, having been anointed (with articles in The New York Times and SPIN, amongst others) as the "most influential scene in American music." And, with such exports as Potion 13 and Soul Haven, it's little wonder.
All that hullabaloo aside, Wolf Parade is the genuine article and they were brought to our attention by Modest Mouse's Isaac Brock (whose interest dates back to Dan's previous band, Atlas Strategic).
www.myspace.com /wolfparade   (974 words)

  
 Welcome to the Wolf Park Web Site!
Wolf Park, and much of the rest of Indiana, is now PERMANENTLY on Eastern Time!
Wolf Park is now open for Friday and Saturday Howl Night Programs and Tuesday through Sunday 1:00 - 5:00.
Wolf Park is Closed on Monday's except for prearranged private tours or for Labor Day and Memorial Day where we are open 1:00-5:00.
www.wolfpark.org   (257 words)

  
 Wolf Blitzer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wolf Blitzer (born March 22, 1948 in Buffalo, New York) is an American journalist, and author.
While studying at SUNY Buffalo Wolf was a brother of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity, as was former CNN coworker Robert Novak.
He has written under the aliases Ze'ev Blitzer and Ze'ev Barak, "Ze'ev" meaning "wolf" and "Barak" meaning "lightning" in Hebrew, and the German word for which is "Blitz".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wolf_Blitzer   (565 words)

  
 Wolf Armouries Airsoft Shop
Wolf Armouries airsoft UK has now been operating in airsoft guns (or BB guns) for over six years, from our humble beginnings we are now proud to have the largest Airsoft gun (BB Gun) showroom in London and the UK, complete with Airsoft firing range and situated in Camden Town, North London.
Over the years we have been happy to play a part in the growth Airsoft skirmishing in the UK, during that time we have gained a vast experience and knowledge of hundreds of different Airsoft guns, and only stock those that we believe to be reliable, perform well, and of good value.
Wolf Armouries American spelling is Wolf Armories, note the spelling of Armories is missing the U from the english spelling
www.wolfarmouries.co.uk   (675 words)

  
 Wolf Creek (2005)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I was thrilled to see a movie like "Wolf Creek" come out in theatres: a straightforward horror film not relying on clever twists (except one, small one) or gimmicks.
One of the scariest aspects to this film is that you can see yourself falling for all of his tricks.
Wolf Creek, Texas Chainsaw, or The hills have eyes
www.imdb.com /title/tt0416315   (981 words)

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