The wolf is a mammal of vertebrates, it is classified among the animal kingdom that it is within the group of chordates, and it is from the Calabic family that feeds on meat, and the origin of wolves around the world is due to the gray wolf, and the wolf was mentioned in the Holy Quran in Surat Yusuf.
Characteristics of wolves:
The wolf is a wild animal that belongs to the dog family, such as hyenas and dogs, and others, but the wolf is considered the most powerful and violent, and it is spread in many regions around the world, but it is currently threatened with extinction, because many ferocious animals eat it like bears, tigers and lions, and from The most common strains among wolves are gray wolves, they are found in North America and the Middle East, and feed on rabbits, deer, and buffalo.
The wolf is characterized by its extreme intelligence, as it is considered one of the most intelligent and most intelligent animals, and it is divided into two types, namely gray wolf and the Arabian wolf, and its height reaches 65 cm and its weight reaches 17 kg, and wolves have yellow eyes and in some cases they are brown, and it is a product of intermarriage between wolves and wild dogs As for the sound of a wolf, it is one of its most distinctive and is called howling, as its howling reaches very large distances.
One of the characteristics that distinguishes wolves from other animals is that they have a very strong sense of smell, as they can smell the smell of other animals from prey at a distance of 1600 meters, and this of course makes it easier for them to make ambushes to fall prey.
Wolves are animals that stay with their partner for a very large period, extending the length of life, and this matter differs from the rest of the animals from the family group of Halabyat, and mating usually occurs in the spring, between January and April, and when the wolf chooses his life partner, a big fight occurs in the herd , Until the wolf gets what he wants, and then he starts wooing and getting close to it, until mating takes place.
Pregnancy period for a female wolf:
A female wolf carries a period of up to 63 days, and when she gives birth she gives birth to about 6 or 7 young wolves, which is called in the language, the puppy, and it is very rare for the female to give birth to 11 puppies at once, and the female chooses for her newborn a safe place to give her, such as caves Or tree trunks, or under the ground, and when the young wolf is born, it is blind and deaf and never moves, its hair is light, and its weight reaches half a kilogram.
Puppies remain in her hole for two months in a row, as the mother protects them until she can see and move, and it is surprising that the mother is looking for a hole in a place that is high and close to the water, so as not to leave her young children in search of water.
The names of the young wolf:
It is surprising that the little wolves have different names, depending on the type of mating and crossbreeding you do. For example, a name is called on the little wolf, when mating occurs between the wolf and the female hyena, and it is called sparrow, germs, or puppies when mating between Hyena and wolf female, called dism when wolf mating with a female dog.
Small wolves food:
Wolves feed in their first two months after birth on breast milk only, as it contains a lot of nutrients, then after that they start to eat meat that the mother chews on them, and after reaching the tenth week the wolves depend on themselves, and you can bring food through Maneuvers, battles, and rhythm prey.