Facts and habitat information about arctic wolf

The arctic wolf is a sub-species of the grey wolf that mostly found and lives in the arctic regions of Greenland and North America. This type of wolf is not feared by hunting and habitat destruction like Southern relatives. In fact, it is the only type of arctic wolf that is not threatened for anything. When compared to grey wolves, the arctic wolf facts is looking very smaller, but has shorter muzzles and small ears in order to retain its body heat. The size of an arctic wolf is about 1 to 1.8m including tail and 45 to 70kg in terms of length and weight. It often lives in the caribou, muskox and arctic hares.

Unlike any other species of wolf, this arctic wolf comes to contact with the human very rarely, so it does not threatening of persecution or hunting. But one of the greatest threats to this arctic wolf is a climate change. In recent years, there are extreme weather changes that have made it difficult for the arctic wolf populations to find its food. This might caused a decline in numbers. Also, it will reduce the food supply of arctic wolf.

Even you cannot find any other wolf which is similar coloring to the arctic wolf. It is also a unique kind of animal than other species of wolves. However, this wolf is completely white. Moreover, the arctic wolf is also known as the white wolf or polar wolf. It likes to spend its whole life above the northern tree line in the arctic regions. This kind of wolf may give birth in a snow or a den dug into the ground, where it is possible. The arctic wolf has more herbivores diet such as deer, moose, carrion, small prey animals, caribou, elk, livestock and also many predators.

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