Why Do Wolves Lay Close Together?

Why Do Wolves Lay Close Together?

You already know that wolves live in packs. Living in a pack helps the survival of all involved. Together, they can take down bigger prey, defend their territory, and raise the pups. Because of the nature of the pack, these wolves form very close emotional bonds with...
Oregon Wolves and Livestock Updates

Oregon Wolves and Livestock Updates

Harassment and Take of Wolves in Oregon: What Can a Livestock Producer Do? ODFW manages wolves in two wolf management zones. The zones have different rules regarding harassment and take (killing) of wolves. As of January 4, 2021, wolves in the West Wolf Management...
What were real dire wolves like?

What were real dire wolves like?

You probably know about dire wolves from the famous book series and TV show, Game of Thrones. In that series, dire wolves play an important role as the symbol of House Stark and as the companions to the Stark children. But you may not have known that dire wolves...
How do wolves keep warm in the winter?

How do wolves keep warm in the winter?

As it gets colder, we wear more layers of clothing when we venture outside. Wolves don’t need to do anything. They’re much better adapted to cold weather than we are. Thanks to their winter adaptations, wolves can live in temperatures as low as -40...
How do wolves help their prey by hunting them?

How do wolves help their prey by hunting them?

Wolves are opportunistic hunters. They go for the easier kill. They’ll take their time and follow a herd of deer or elk until they can pick out whichever animal is the weakest link in the group. They may follow the group for miles before striking. Once they do strike,...
What traits do real wolves and werewolves have in common?

What traits do real wolves and werewolves have in common?

Did you have a good Halloween? We hope so! Today we’re wrapping up our werewolf series by connecting the characterizations of werewolves we see in popular media with real information about the wolves that they’re based on! Communication – in the Harry Potter series by...