|Northern Rocky Mountain wolf|
|Subspecies:||C. l. irremotus|
|Canis lupus irremotus Goldman, 1937|
|Historical and present range of gray wolf subspecies in North America|
Do wolves live in the mountains?
They can live just about anywhere, including mountains, forests and plains, where they can find enough prey. In the U.S., their range includes Alaska, Idaho, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
What kind of wolves are in MT?
Montana is one of the few places where wolves still naturally exist. Montana’s wolves are gray wolves, also known as timber wolves. Wolves come in many colors ranging from white to black.
Do wolves eat humans?
In North America, there are no documented accounts of humans killed by wild wolves between 1900-2000. Worldwide, in those rare cases where wolves have attacked or killed people, most attacks have been by rabid wolves.
What is the largest wolf species in the world?
#1: Northwestern Wolf
The Northwestern wolf (Canis lupus occidentalis) is known by many names, including the Mackenzie Valley wolf, Canadian timber wolf, and Alaskan timber wolf. It is the largest wolf in the world, with the average male weighing 137 lb, while the average female weighs 101 lb.
Why wolves should not be reintroduced to Colorado?
The Colorado Wildlife Commission in 2016 rejected a proposal to reintroduce wolves, citing threats to the state’s big game populations and conflicts with the livestock industry. Hence the shift toward the ballot box.