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Gray Wolf Molar Tooth measures .9 inches. The Gray Wolf Molar Tooth is museum quality polyurethane cast. Made in USA. Canis lupus is the scientific name. Our precise molar tooth can be used as a teaching tool, museum molar tooth exhibit, home decor molar tooth, or office decor molar tooth.
The Gray Wolf or Grey Wolf, Canis lupus is a canine native to the wilderness and remote areas of Eurasia and North America. It is the largest extant member of its family, with males averaging 95 to 99 lbs., and females 79 to 85 lbs. It is distinguished from other Canis species by its larger size and less pointed features, particularly on the ears and muzzle. Its winter fur is long and bushy, and predominantly a mottled gray in color, although nearly pure white, red, or brown to black also occur.
The Gray Wolf or Canis lupus is the second most specialized member of the genus Canis, after the Ethiopian wolf, as demonstrated by its morphological adaptations to hunting large prey, its more gregarious nature, and its highly advanced expressive behavior.
The Gray Wolf or Canis lupus is nonetheless closely related enough to smaller Canis species, such as the eastern wolf, coyote, and golden jackal to produce fertile hybrids. The gray wolf or Canis lupus is a social animal, traveling in nuclear families consisting of a mated pair, accompanied by the pair’s adult offspring. The Gray Wolf or Canis lupusis typically an apex predator throughout its range, with only humans and tigers posing a serious threat to it. The gray wolf or Canis lupus feeds primarily on large ungulates, though it also eats smaller animals, livestock, and carrion.
Gray Wolf or Canis Lupus has very dense and fluffy winter fur, with a short undercoat and long, coarse guard hairs. Most of the undercoat and some guard hairs are shed in spring and grow back in autumn. The longest hairs occur on the back, particularly on the front quarters and neck.
In cold climates, the Gray Wolf or Canis lupuscan reduce the flow of blood near its skin to conserve body heat. The warmth of the foot pads is regulated independently from the rest of the body and is maintained at just above tissue freezing point where the pads come in contact with ice and snow.
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