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Scientific wolf statistics

HOWLColorado : Wolf FactsFrom the San Diego Zoo website

Class: Mammalia (Mammals)
Order: Carnivora
Family: Canidae
Genus: Canis
Species:
lupus (gray)
rufus (red)
simensis (Ethiopian)
Length: 4.5 to 6.5 feet (1.4 to 2 meters)
Weight: 60 to 100 pounds (27 to 45 kilograms)
Life span: 13 to 15 years
Gestation: 2 months
Number of young at birth: 4 to 6
Size at birth: 1 pound (0.45 kilograms)
Age of maturity: 9 months
Conservation status: timber wolf Canis lupis occidentalis is endangered

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