• Wolf Awareness Week

    12 days ago - By Minnesota Zoo

    We at the Minnesota Zoo are howling with excitement and pride over Wolf Awareness Week! Join us this year from October 18th-24th as we recognize and celebrate one of the world's most charismatic and important predator species. The focus this year is on new insights on wolf ecology and stewardship.
    Canis lupus
    The wolf, also known as the gray/grey and timber wolf, is the largest wild member of the dog family, native to Eurasia and North America. Males average 110 pounds and females up to 90 pounds. (The heaviest recorded wolf in Yellowstone National Park weighed in at 148 pounds!) Wolves...
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