Wolves

Can A Wolf Kill A German Shepherd? Who Would Win

When two animals go head-to-head, varying factors influence which one has the upper hand…or paw. However, without considering more unpredictable factors, the best way to predict the victor is by looking at physiology. The wolf dominates in the case of a German Shepherd and a wolf.    Let us compare some of the most significant…

Do Wolves Eat Coyotes? Do They, Can They?

Coyotes are not a typical part of the wolf’s diet, but if starving, threatened, or victimized, the wolf will not hesitate to kill or even eat a coyote. Why isn’t the coyote a natural part of the wolf’s diet? It comes down to: Food preference. Energy spent vs. food gained. Practicality.  Territory Range   Four…

Can You Eat Wolves? Would You Want To

It is technically possible but not advisable to eat wolf due to the meat’s flavor, legal regulations governing wolf hunting, and the possibility of disease. Humans have killed wolves to protect themselves and their property; some have died for sport, but rarely have they killed wolves for their meat. We are going to look at…

Can Wolves Climb Trees? The Surprising Answer

Wolves CAN climb trees, but both the tree structure and the individual wolf determine whether a wolf will climb a tree and how far they will climb if they do.  In their natural habitat, wolves are denning animals, and when not roaming freely, they prefer to keep all four feet on the ground. What drives…

Are Wolves Carnivores? Yes or No

Wolves are known for their muscular bodies, sharp teeth, and cunning intelligence but do their feeding habits live up to their fearsome reputation?   Wolves are carnivores. Wolves are classified as obligate hypercarnivores; more than 70% of their meat-based diet. Consumption of other carnivores and omnivores accounts for 5% to 25% of wolves’ diets. Plant…