Is a gray wolf an Arctic wolf?
The Arctic wolf is a subspecies of the gray wolf.
Yes. The Arctic wolf is a subspecies of the grey wolf.
No. The Grey wolf is a wolf reining in forested reigons. It's fur color can range from black, grey, orange, red, silver, white, etc. But the Arctic wolf is a breed that specifically lives in the Arctic, or colder climates. An Arctic wolf is a type of gray wolf, but not all gray wolves are Arctic wolves.
technically, there are only 2 actual breeds -Gray wolf and red wolf- but there are many subspecies such as: -ethiopian (also abyssian) -Manned wolf (not actually a wolf!) -timber wolf (a gray wolf, depends on where it lives to be called a timber wolf) -Arctic wolf (also a gray wolf, it's different then the timber because it lives in the arctic, and it's fur is normally thicker and more transparent)) -Japenese wolf (extinct) -Dire wolf…
There are no Arctic wolves in Alaska. The Arctic wolf (Canis lupus arctos), also known as the Melville Island wolf, is a subspecies of gray wolf native to the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, from Melville Island to Ellesmere Island. Click on this link to view a range map of the Arctic wolf. The Alaskan tundra wolf Canis lupus tundrarum, is the Alaskan wolf.
There is a single species of wolf but a number of subspecies. Some scientists state that the red wolf should be considered a separate species but most now agree it is a subspecies of the gray wolf. For a list of subspecies, click on this link.There are a few other canines called wolves, such as the maned wolf and the Ethiopian wolf, but they are not true wolves despite their common names.
WELL THE DIFFRENCE BETWEEN AN ARCTIC WOLF AND A NORMAL WOLF WOULD BE THAT AN ACTIC WOLF IS MUCH SMALLER IN SIZE THEN A NORMAL AS YOU SAY GREY WOLF, A GRAY WOLF IS MUCH BIGGER AND HAS A GREY TO BLACK AND MAYBE BROWN COAT, BUT AN ARCTIC WOLF HAS BRIGHT WHITE FUR THAT CHANGES TO BROWN DURING THE SPRING TIME AND REMAINS WHITE IN THE WINTER...DOES THAT ANSWER UR QUESTION?
In danger of extinction? Not yet. The arctic wolf, Canis lupus arctos, still inhabits it's historical range and the range in inhabits is not of great interest to man yet. Google Elsemer Island. The arctic wolf is not an endangered species. It is a subspecies of the gray wolf, and is listed as "Least Concern" by the IUCN.
There are many types of wolves listed below: 1.) Gray Wolf (Canis Lupis) 2.) Red Wolf (Canis Rufus) 3.) Ethiopian Wolf (Canis Simensis) 4.) Arctic Wolf (Canis lupus arctos) 5.) Prairie Wolf or coyote (Canis Latrans) 6.) Timber Wolf, another name for Gray Wolf 7.) Mexican Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) 8.) Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) 9.) Iberian Wolf (Canis lupus signatus) 10.) Eurasian Wolf (Canis lupus lupus) and lastly, the 11.) Eastern Wolf (Canis lycaon)…
they have many characteristics but they do have thick fur and they are usually 75-125 pounds and 3-6 feet Arctic wolves are have shorter, more rounded ears than gray wolves. They are also heavier bodied and nearly pure white. As a subspecies of the gray wolf, arctic wolves are the largest of the canid family. In both Gray and Artic wolves, males are larger than females.