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A gray wolf (Canis lupus) delivers live prey to a pup

Canadian Field-Naturalist

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Abstract

A two-year-old sibling Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) carefully captured an Arctic Hare (Lepus arcticus) leveret alive on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada, and delivered it alive to a pup 28–33 days old. This appears to be the first observation of a Gray Wolf delivering live prey to a pup.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
A gray wolf (Canis lupus) delivers live prey to a pup
Series title:
Canadian Field-Naturalist
Volume
128
Issue:
2
Year Published:
2014
Language:
English
Publisher:
Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club
Contributing office(s):
Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Description:
2 p.
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Canadian Field-Naturalist
First page:
189
Last page:
190