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Canis lupus albus

The Tundra Wolf is one of the largest subspecies of the gray wolf. In 1972, it was officially classified as a subspecies. The tundra wolf is found primarily in the far north of both Canada and Russia and on into the Arctic. Their habitat includes Arctic and boreal sub-Arctic regions of Canada between 61 and 70 degrees latitude. Tundra Wolf
populations fluctuate with the availability of caribou. The average life span of Tundra wolves is 16 years. Their average weight varies between 100 and 150 years. Their coats are usually a combination of white, grey, and silver grey hairs. They are hunted for their thick pelts.

Tundra Wolf

 

 

 

Tundra Wolf

Tundra Wolf 

Tundra Wolf

 

 

 

Canis lupus albus

Subspecies of the Gray Wolf

Northern Europe, Asia, Northern Russia. They primarily reside in the northern arctic and boreal regions of Russia between 65 and 71 degrees latitude.

grey, black, rust, and silver grey in color

100 to 125 pounds

2 to 6 puppies

Lifespan 7 to 16 years

Estrus period occurs during March and April

Not endangered