Grey Wolves Are Carnivores

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Grey Wolves Abree Klem Wolves are highly adaptable to most habitat types except tropical rainforests and arid deserts. Wolves can be found in savannas, taiga, tundra, plains, steppes, and all forest habitats. The Grey wolf is a carnivore and is known as a tertiary consumer. This means that they exist in the top level in a food chain. An example of an animal that is beneath the Grey wolf on the food chain would be the caribou, which is one of its most hunted food sources. Wolves are large carnivores. Wolves are carnivores across the world, their main diet is ungulates; they also eat small animals like rodents and frogs. In the wild, they have been seen eating berries, though that does not seem to be a very important part of their diet.…show more content…
This is an example of predation. The wolves hunt down the moose in groups. They chase the animal till it’s tired and worn out. Wolves hunt out the weak, the sick, the old, and the injured. They help the population of prey animals like the elk, deer, moose, and caribou, by taking away the weak and letting the strong survive. This is important part in the ecological system. By enhancing the strength into the herds. Without animals like the wolf to eliminate the weak, old , sick and injured, the herd of deer would swelter. They would become so numerous that they would starve to death. The wolf helps keep them healthy by ensuring the breeding of the…show more content…
The number one major thing that can happen to them is when the wolves food starts to run down. When deer or elk start to de populate the wolves can run out of food. They will start to die off and move to different places. They will become more aggressive. The wolves will start to come closer to people. They will start to come eat farmers cows and then the farmers will shoot them. This can lead to many problems in the ecosystem for the wolf and the farmers. The farmers will start to shoot the wolves and the population can decrease that was as well. Changes in the Microbiome First, a microbiome are the microorganisms in a particular environment, including in parts of the body. All animals have groups of bacteria in their gut. I can 't really find a ton out but I have learned is that When the microbiome is healthy and diverse, its effects can be seen in skin, immune, brain, hormone function along with practically everything else directly or indirectly. Wolves Change the
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