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Canis lupus arctos
Average size: 55 - 88 lbs. / 24 - 32 in
Average lifespan: 7 - 10 years
Habitat description: Arctic Wolves are found in the most parts of North American and Europe, and can be spotted on plains and tundras.
Behavior: Wolves live in small groups known as packs, with a dominant male and female pair. The pack communicates with each other using a variety of sounds, scents, and body language. They will hunt in packs, and eat large hoofed mammals (and the occasional smaller mammal).
Current news/event & conservation status: The current status of Arctic Wolves is "least concern", though they are being threatened by habitat loss and hunted by humans.
Only the alpha male and alpha female of a pack are allowed to reproduce!