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Atila, the arctic wolf

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Atila, male arctic wolf (Canis lupus arctos, vlk arkticky) from ZOO Brno, Czech republic ;)

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INFO ABOUT THE ANIMAL:

Name: Arctic Wolf (Canis lupus arctos)
Location: Canadian Arctic and the northern parts of Greenland
Size: 1.8 m long, 79 cm high weight: 75 kg
Diet: Caribou, musk oxen, Arctic Hares, seals, ptarmigan, lemmings. Arctic wolves eat all their prey, also its bones and fur
Conservation status: common. They still live in the whole of its original range, because local conditions are too extreme for humans.
Interesting facts: mother gives birth to some 2-3 pups in May. Pups are born almost black – as they get older, colour of their fur turns to white. Adults are completely white, even in summer | arctic wolves live in the pack of some 7-10 members. Only alpha male and alpha female mate | arctic wolves have shorter ears and nose than other wolves species. They also have thicker fur, shorter legs | they do not run too fast, their advantage is persistence | wolves probably do not see in colours.
ZOO: in the Czech republic, only two ZOOs keep arctic wolves. In Brno, they live in amazing modern huge exhibit. ZOO Olomouc is building new enclosure for them right now.

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HawkDragonHybrid's avatar
Ever been to the Seacrest Wolf preserve in Chipley, Florida? Its amazing, and they have tours every weekend for (I believe but am not positive) about $30 per person. Tours are available on weekdays too, but are extremely expensive. They have Timber (Grey wolves) and Artic Wolves. The tour also includes getting to see and interact with foxes, de-scented skunks, and trash pandas (raccoons) :). This is not an advertisement btw in any shape or form. I just really enjoyed it.
woxys's avatar
nice you had fun and thanks for info, but I am from central Europe :D
HawkDragonHybrid's avatar
Your welcome. Its cool that you live in Europe. If you ever decide to visit the states Florida's pretty cool. Pensacola especially. Have a good day!
Gingasorrow's avatar
I would like to use this for a manip for my roleplay site. I will give all credit to you and show you my work after ive finished. <3
CrystalWolfsong's avatar
THIS IS SO BEAUTIFUL!!!
BigPolarFox's avatar
I like this one. Especially the lights play on a water & Atilla's fur. Well, it's too bright where the sunlight falls directly on him, but overall it's good =^.^=
Petuniamay2's avatar
So Majestic What a Lovely shot Good Job
AnimeLover-01's avatar
may i use this for a school project?
FrostedCanid's avatar
I must say this is one of the most beautiful and most well executed pictures of a wolf I've ever seen! the angle and light is perfect, as is the color of the water and wolf together! Just wonderful! Well done! :iconclapplz:
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ThaVrisco's avatar
I don't know if I'm 100% correct on this, but I'm pretty sure that's not the arctic that Arctic Wolf's in...
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snivy27's avatar
This is beautiful!I love the look in the animal's eyes. You have some really amazing art and a new watcher.c:
SilentWolFox's avatar
Awsome. Those colors around that lovely snow white wolf. Amazing perspective, love it so much °v^
where do you go to get so close to the animals?, awesome pics btw
deshy07's avatar
Love it, simply gorgeous.
Can I use your work? :)
L-MichelleSA's avatar
Wolves <3-<3 My love!! You take really awsome pictures!!
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playpup's avatar
I would buy some of your photos but my dad said I am not allowed to buy stuff on the internet :(
Corrupt-Lantern's avatar
They are peaceful, yes?
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Corrupt-Lantern's avatar
Aha. I don't know. ;.;
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