But starting in the 1990's, the state reintroduced wolves to help manage the deer population. The number of wolves has now rebounded to nearly a thousand. Wolves are relatives to coyotes, foxes, jackals, dingoes, and our pet dogs. Some people mistake wolves and coyotes, but wolves are much larger and stockier. A wolf is like a German shepherd except with longer legs, bigger feet, a wider head, and a long, bushy tail.
Sixteen (16) species of rodent have been documented in the Bale Mountain highlands including the black-clawed brush-furred rat, the vlei rat, Blick’s grass rat and the wolves favorite food, the giant mole-rat. Due to the physical appearance of the Ethiopian Wolf, it is often mistaken for either a fox or a jackal. They are a medium sized wolf with very long legs and a muzzle that is more pointed and elongated than other species. They can have a variety of colors including reds, browns, and some white. The color often gets darker with age.
Located in the northern plains and mountain valleys. Bison provided the Arapaho with a major food source, but also every part of its body, by utilizing its fur for clothing for example. This primary source document explains how the Arapaho relied heavily on bison as their cultural and collective sense of identity. “he made the arrow point of the short rib of a buffalo. Having made a bow and four arrows, he went off alone and waited in the timber at a buffalo path…” “the people used the fire drill.
One of the most well-known vulnerable bear species is the polar bear, these bears are found exclusively in the arctic across Alaska, Norway, Canada, Greenland and Russia. Polar bears are seen along the coasts and on islands, they are very often found out on the ice across the sea. These bears feed mostly on seals and so the ice is of huge importance out at sea, polar bears travel across this ice while looking for seals between the gaps and spaces. Polar bears are extremely strong swimmers and can travel kilometres in distance searching for suitable spots to try and feed, although they are strong swimmers they are not fast enough to keep up with seals
The Lakota people occupied the expansive Great Plains of the north in an area covering over 750,000 square miles. The inhabited region by the Lakota had vast panoramic grasslands with various forests, rivers and mountainous terrains stretching from New Mexico through Western Texas, Staked Plain to Alberta, Canada. The Indians would roam through the hot springs of Arkansas to trade and hunt with other tribes while taking the healing waters. The Sioux indulged in seasonal warfare, affirming their aggressiveness. They were exceptional Plains’ trekking hunters, mostly equipped with stone-tipped spears.
Most of the evidence for the Yeti comes from reports and sightings like the bigfoots and the Chupacabra.  We have pictured yeti with the descriptions provided by the natives and as the story says so. We even have seen the creature popped up regularly in films, video games and television for years.  In popular culture, Yeti is an enormous, shaggy ape-man with huge feet and aggressive sharp teeth which is often depicted to be found roaming the snowy mountains of Himalayas alone.  That is what the rumors speak but is there anything to this mythical figure, beyond tales and vivid imaginations?
I hope he will not die before I do!’ 17 Of course, the wolf is a close relation to the domesticated dog; the wolf is, indeed, the wild version of the loveable pets found in many homes. In point of fact, "most authorities agree that all dogs… are descended from
The gray wolf or grey wolf (Canis lupus[a]) also known as the timber wolf, or western wolf,[b] is a canid native to the wilderness and remote areas of North America and Eurasia. It is the largest extant member of its family, with males averaging 43–45 kg (95–99 lb), and females 36–38.5 kg (79–85 lb).  Like the red wolf, it is distinguished from other Canis species by its larger size and less pointed features, particularly on the ears and muzzle.  Its winter fur is long and bushy, and predominantly a mottled gray in color, although nearly pure white, red, or brown to black also occur.  As of 2005, 37 subspecies of C. lupus are recognised by MSW3.
Adult females can grow up to seven feet in length and weigh an average of 90 pounds. A mountain lion can run as fast as 50 mph in a sprint or can run up to 10 mph for long distances, allowing them to chase their prey quickly and efficiently. Mountain Lions can also leap as high as 15 feet. Diet Mountain Lions are oportunistic hunters. They usually hunt alone from dawn to dusk and will kill a deer once a week.
One of the best days of my life was when we went deer hunting in South Dakota with my dad, brother, uncle and two cousins, but before I tell you about my trip let me tell you how it started. We left early in the morning to head to South Dakota where my cousin Jacob, who had just got a job as Game warden in Custer State Park, was taking us deer hunting. We got as far as Fargo, North Dakota when my cousin Keith asked my dad where our license were. Then to our surprise we forgot them back at home. We were lucky enough to have my two aunts and mom bring us the license because they were going to Fargo that day anyways for a girls shopping day.
The American Bison, known as the American Buffalo or simply buffalo, is a North American species that roams from Mexico up to North West Canada. They are the largest land mammal in North America. When bison are scared they run, like there is no tomorrow, which is called stampeding. Bison have very good hearing and smelling, if you try to sneak up on one it will smell you and run. Did you know male bison are called bulls?
Along with the squirrel many birds also eat the acorns. Some of these birds are the bluejay, wild turkey, northern bobwhite, ring-necked pheasant, greater prairie chicken, mallard, and ruffed grouse. Some other species that use the White Oak acorns for food are the white-footed mouse, fox squirrel, black bear, pine mouse, red squirrel, and cottontail rabbits. The Quercus Alba is a great source of food for many animals and will continue to do so for many years to come.
In addition to the many dental fossils excavated, large femurs, rib fragments, thoracic vertebrae, scapula fragments, and cranial fragments were unearthed. The contrast in sizes, especially when observing the mandibular tusks of Mammut, represent the wide range of age and size present in the Saltville area. Saltville drew all mammals, but the Mastodon is by far the most significant and prominent fauna in the area, having the most representation through body fossils. The Mastodon quickly became famous in the local when fossils remains were found in such a configuration that it is hypothesized that Paleo-humans interacted with Mammut, killing the animal and using its meat, bones, skin, and fat reserves for their own survival
Since the Blackfeet moved frequently to follow the buffalo herd so the tepees had to be specially designed to set up and break down quickly. The women Blackfoot Indians wore long deerskin dresses. The men wore buckskin tunics and breechcloths with leggings. The dresses and war shirts were fringed and often decorated with porcupine quills, beads, and elk teeth. Both the men and women wore moccasins, and they wore buffalo-hide robes in the cold.
The Great Plains have vast grasslands, abundant herds of buffalo, mountains, rivers, and streams which seems like a great place to live, hence the name. The Great Plains, all year, have well rounded weather. The winters are chilly and bitter. Therefore, Native Americans wore leggings, ponchos, and moccasins to keep warm. While summers are contrary.