Are you little frightened of wolves? For thousands of years, human beings have adored them, be afraid and even hated them. By learning more about them, we can learn to appreciate them, rather than fearing them. Learn more about interesting wolf facts in this list.
1. True love
Once a wolf has found a mate, they tend to stay together for better or worse, through sickness and health, often until death due them part. Of course it is typically only the alpha male and female that breed, leaving the rest of the adult pack members to help rear the young and ensure their survival.The “alpha,” or breeding, pair are the dominant members of the pack.
2. Wolves will die for each other
In addition to a trend toward monogamy, wolves develop such strong social bonds for their family and other loved ones, they have been known to sacrifice themselves for the survival of the pack / family unit. Move over Romeo and Juliet!
3. It’s all in the howl
Perhaps the most well known characteristic of the grey wolf is its penetrating, hauntingly beautiful howl. This is a primary communication tool, both between lone wolves and their pack, as well as between packs. When it comes to territory, inter-pack howling will determine the size and strength of different pack, often determining weather or not to attack or retreat.