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originally posted by: Skeletonized
Any idea what the scale is? Just curious about the approximate size of the territories.
By nature wolves are very territorial animals. They can have a home range from 33 to 6,200 km2 but it depends on the type of wolf and where they reside. On average it is about 35 km2. This is quite a bit of territory for a single wolf pack to take over. That is why many of them overlap with others. It is seldom that these packs of wolves will come into contact with each other.
It is estimated that 50% of the territory of a wolf pack is covered daily.
originally posted by: IAMALLYETALLIAM
originally posted by: putnam6
Found this on Reddit, wasn't sure where to put it, Pets forum seemed inappropriate
GPS tracking of 6 different wolf packs in Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota. Notice how territorial they are and how much they avoid each other, although there's at least one wolf from the white pack who doesn't give a shift.
Very cool stuff! Quite interesting how territorial they are - guess it is natures inbuilt way of ensuring each pack stays sustainable and they don't eat eachother out of existence.
When I was in the US 8 years ago and people were desperate to know how on earth we dealt with all the dangerous wild life here.
Our response was give me snakes and spiders ANY day over the likes of wolves, bears, mountain lions and whatever the hell else is prowling around out there. Most people said they'd prefer dealing with the US animals as they could see them.
Deaths from snake and spider bites here are extremely rare.