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May 31, 2020
Welcome to the pack
© Tim Fitzharris/Minden Pictures
This fuzzy pup is a young gray wolf, the largest member of the dog family (Canidae). Gray wolf pups are born between March and May, blind and deaf, but after about three weeks they're ready to leave the den and begin exploring their surroundings for the first time. It doesn't take long–around six months–before they've grown enough to join their pack on hunts.
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Quick fact:For the first 45 days of a wolf pup's life, all members of the pack will help feed it.