Category: Foxes & Wolves

The Unseen Guest (Turtleback School & Library Binding

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They are threatened by habitat loss and being run over by automobiles. A couple of weeks later the route was re-walked and scat positions marked again, but this time the faeces were collected and sent to Bristol for dietary analysis. Learn more about what the California Wolf Center is doing for wolves in California. Stealthy, silent hunters, jackals prefer to hunt individually, which provides them with a better opportunity to ambush their prey: small mammals, birds and even snakes.
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The Call of the Wild

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The legislation was called the Dangerous Wild Animals Act and, under section 5, it prohibits the keeping of “any dangerous wild animal except under the authority of a licence granted in accordance with the provisions of this Act by a local authority.” Chapter 38 of the Act sets out a list of the animals for which a licence must be obtained; it covers various species of bird and mammal, along with the crocodilian reptiles, snakes and several genera of lizards, spiders and scorpions.
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Wolf at the Window (Animal Ark Hauntings #7)

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Most of these wolves are more than one year old. Maned wolves do not howl but communicate with loud roaring barks. Before the arctic winter arrives, they wisely line their burrows with great insulators like Musk Ox hair, leaves, and lichens. That amazing speed makes it easy for them to catch their prey or to outrun their predators. The Star Wolf team are beaten badly, with Fox intent on capturing Pigma for his crime against his old team.
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Gray Wolf Pup's Adventure - a Smithsonian Northern

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I had never seen one and envisioned a huge, pig-like animal roaming through the neighbourhood gardens, snorting and eating everything in sight! The sometimes unpredictable nature of the wolfdog and the genetic differences from our domesticated dog species can pose a problem for owners who are not ready to take on the challenge. This is done by “hamstringing” their prey. In the Arctic though wolves kill foxes on sight and then eat them.
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National Geographic Kids Mission: Wolf Rescue: All About

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Red wolves raised in the captive breeding program, starting with 17 red wolves captured in Texas and Louisiana, were re-introduced into eastern North Carolina in 1987. The moment the first man stared into the yellow eyes of the wolf, held out his hand, and shared his meal. These layers are so warm that wolves can comfortably tolerate temperatures far below zero. Glands on the feet, skin, lips and anus are modified for secretion and in some species many of the glands associated with the hairs on the dorsal surface of the tail produce odor.
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Fox All Week (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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Genetic factors influence the degree of neoteny in individuals. Five species of fox are native to North America - the Red Fox, Swift Fox, Kit Fox, Arctic Fox and Gray Fox. At the end of 2009, there were between 96 and 98 wolves in Yellowstone, with 14 packs, 1 non-pack grouping, and 2 loners (Figure 6). This animal is capable of mimicking humans. It resembles a German shepherd or husky dog in its physical features. Interestingly, this vixen had raised a litter the year before and had been a calm mother at that point – when the last cub of her second litter had died, the vixen returned to a calm composure.
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Treasure of Ghostwood Gully: A Southwest Mystery (Southwest

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Each species has its own special qualities and characteristics. It’s always difficult to take data collected from captive animals (especially the highly artificial environment of a fur farm) and apply it to wild individuals, but the Norwegian data do suggest that if the social hierarchy of wild fox groups suppresses subordinate breeding in the first place, infanticide should be rare. Renart the Fox (Renart the Fox), an anthropomorphic fox.
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There Have Always Been Foxes

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The fennec fox, smallest of all canids, is well adapted to desert life: Its body is small; its hair is light-colored to reduce heat absorption; and its large ears are highly vascularized to facilitate cooling. That is, many of the deer that wolves kill likely would have died from other causes such as starvation or disease. A "wild animal" includes any mammal, amphibian, reptile, or fowl that is of a species which is wild by nature, and of a species which, due to size, vicious nature or other characteristics is dangerous to human beings.
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Fox’s Birthday Surprise (Story Puzzle Fun)

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Usually only a single animal is seen with the young. The shaded orange is showing where the Tundra biome occurs in the world. http://www.defenders.org/arctic-fox/basic-facts The breath taking terrain of the tundra is spread across areas in the northern hemisphere of the world, wrapping mainly around the Arctic Ocean. W. et al. "Wolf recolonization of the Madison Headwaters Area in Yellowstone." By seven to eight months of age, when they are almost fully grown, pups begin traveling with the adults.
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Frieda & The Big Brown Bear & The Church in The Forest

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They are ready to go to their forever homes. You are very popular and a welcome guest anywhere. [ back ] The kangaroo is the world�s largest marsupial. Most mortality results from injuries and from persecution by man. Most young disperse from six to 12 months. Territories of neighboring family groups can overlap. When he conducted similar tests on fox kits in Siberia, he found that they did just as well as puppies of the same age.
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