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The wolf is the largest member of the canine family.
A wolf's lifespan is about 12 years in the wild, and up to 16 in captivity.
Wolves range in color from grizzled gray, to black to all white.
Wolves in the wild, prey on mammals such as elk, moose, and deer. They will also feed on smaller mammals such as beaver and rabbits.
Wolves live in packs with the alpha male and alpha female leading the packs.
Wolves communicate by howling (vocalizing), scent marking, body expressions, and facial expressions.
Wolves can weigh 55 to 130 pounds.
North American River Otter
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