Asked in Extinct Animals
What is a dire wolf?
A dire wolf is a wolf that lived quite some time ago. There was nothing too special about it, but it no longer exists. Another possible animal you may be talking about is the fantasy, Dire wolf. That wolf is commonly mentioned in D&D as well as many other games and books. This fantasy Dire wolf is nothing like the actual dire wolf, besides its wolfness. The actual dire wolf was not a spawn of evil or some huge wolf ridden...
What is the name of the Direwolf of Jon Snow from the tv series Game of Thrones?
The name of Jon's Dire-wolf is Ghost, because of it being an Albino Dire-wolf ...
Asked in Prehistoric Animals
How did the dire wolf go extinct?
The dire wolf went extinct near the end of the last ice age, around 12000 years ago. Dire wolves preyed on the mega herbivores, and as they died out, compitition from the smaller and more common gray wolf lead to this species demise. ...
What is the strongest wolf?
The largest (and therefore arguably the strongest) of the wild wolves is the gray wolf (sometimes called the timber wolf). Interestingly, the gray wolf co-existed with the dire wolf, which was larger than the gray (and presumably stronger). They were competitors for some 100,000 years back in the the Pleistocene era. But the dire wolf died out about 10,000 years ago. A link to the Wikipedia article on the grey wolf is provided. What the heck. Let's include a link to the...
What is the evolution of the wolf?
All I can tell you is that wolves are descendants of dire wolves. Dire wolves lived when there were saber tooth tigers. Dire wolves had a bigger head and longer fangs than today's wolf, but they also had shorter legs and a smaller brain. ...
Does Jon Snow ever reunite with Ghost his dire wolf?
Jon Snow is the bastard son of Ned Stark . So that he was a bastard he was sent to castle black. And castle black is where Jon snow reunite with his Dire Wolf named "GHOST". ...
Asked in Extinct Animals
How tall were dire wolves?
Dire wolves had shorter legs compared to its body then gray wolves but were up to 70 pounds heavier. So i would say the average Dire wolf was 2.8 tall at the shoulder with the largest being almost 4 feet. Since the largest recorded Gray wolf weight was 175 lbs and three feet at the shoulder and there is a roomer going around about a wolf weighing 235 lbs. If this is true then the Dire wolf could have gotten 305...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Wolves
What is the weakest wolf?
there are many ways to measure strength and weakness, the Dire wolf existed for hundreds of thousands of years, it was around at the same time as the grey wolf, it was bigger and stronger than the grey wolf but in the end the dire wolf became extinct but the grey wolf is still around, just the same as it was ten thousand years ago. so the weakest wolf is a dead wolf. ...