Wolves are an extremely common favorite animal for many children and adults. Maybe it is due to their sense of mystery, but also the familiarity they have. Humans in our current culture are well adjusted to the Canidae family, since many have a domesticated one living in their own household. Wolves are actually the largest members of the Canidae family. They have their own social structure.
Wolves purposely avoid us, but we really don’t know if it’s out of fear or respect. Wolves are very captivating, but the most perplexing yet satisfying topics about them are the mythology, their history, their young, and their pack. Many myths revolve around wolves. People often think that the picture of them howling at the moon has made us imagine that wolves are terrifying vicious killers. When wolves are near our communities they spark superstition which has caused us to hunt and make some wolf species endangered.
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Antilocapridae Genus:Antilocapra Species: Antilocapra americana Scientific name meaning: American Goat-Antelope Range: Canada, Mexico, and the United States Habitat: “The pronghorn live in grasslands, brushlands, and deserts.” Description: The pronghorn has a deer-like body. It weighs between 90 and 120 pounds and stands about 31/2 feet tall from shoulder to feet. It has a tan to a reddish brown body. Its cheeks, belly, rump, chest and inner legs are white. Males have a broad black mask that runs from their eyes down their snout to their nose, black neck patches and pronged black horns that are 12-20 inches long.
Last, the dog's whereabouts are different when their good masters are being attacked.For example, Buck was out in the wilderness (away from camp) answering the “call of the wild” when John Thornton and his partners were attacked and killed by the Yeehats. White Fang was in the cabin with Jack Conroy when Beauty Smith (White Fang’s old mean master) and his henchmen attack Jack, luckily, White Fang saves Jack’s life unlike Buck did for John. Since, the dogs whereabouts were different when their masters were attacked, that is another reason why The Call of the Wild and White Fang are
They have 45 teeth that help them tear seals skin. Polar Bears have adapted to their environment by many reasons. The main reason is by their fur because they have thick oily fur coat. They also have have a layer of fat under their skin that helps the not to get cold. The second reason is because they have very long claws, these claws are 12 inches and in centimeters that is 35.
One of the main differences between gray wolves and coyotes is their anatomy. Gray wolves and coyotes is their anatomy. Gray wolves stand 26 to 32 inches tall with a nose to tail length of 4.5 to 6.5 feet; Coyotes stand 21 to 24 inches tall with a nose to tail length of 3.6 to 4.4 feet. The difference in weight is large with the gray wolf weighing in between 60 to 154 pounds, and the coyote is between 20 to 50 pounds in weight. Gray wolves and coyotes muzzles and ears are completely opposite from one another.
Pit-Bulls are known as the most dangerous breed of dog in America. Many pit bulls have been killed by law because they have attacked and/or killed people and were deemed too dangerous to the public. Pit bulls aren’t naturally aggressive, the reputation of the breed, their experiences, and their owners not properly training them, make them aggressive. People raise bigger dogs to be aggressive because of their size and appearances. Any dog can be trained to be aggressive, although only power breeds such as the german shepherd, the rottweiler, and the pit bull are trained to be.
Wolves have a very low population, and are close to endangerment. The wolf’s biggest threat might be people. “Some people kill wolves for their fur or because they are afraid wolves might attack them.” Says Richard and Louise Spilsbury, authors of A Pack of Wolves. So, as an effort to save wolves, Yellowstone national park has started to relocate wolves. Did you Know?
They are nearly extinct in many others. Removal of forests and hunting for meat has resulted in a huge loss of the chimpanzees. Chimpanzees are a very close relative of humans and they share 98% of their genes with us. There are four different types of chimpanzees; Western chimpanzees, Central chimpanzees, Eastern chimpanzees, and Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzees. Chimpanzees have very long arms that go down past their knees.
The Volpino Italiano dog had the job was watchdogs to let the big dogs know when poachers and wolves were near. The famous painter, Michelangelo had a Volpino Italiano dog that was with him all of the time. The Volpino Italiano is a small dog that usually weigh 9 to 11 pounds and is 10 to 12 inches tall at the shoulder. Their body is covered with a rough fluffy coat. Their coat can be white, red, tan or black.