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Red Wolf

Canis lupus rufus

Description:

Beautiful reddish brown medium-large canid (70 pounds)

Habitat:

Chattanooga Nature Center

Notes:

The red wolves housed at CA&NC are on loan from the US Fish and Wildlife Services as a part of the federal species survival plan (SSP) for the red wolves. The red wolf is a critically endangered mammal and efforts are being made to restore this species to its original habitat.

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8 Comments

nspired.creation
nspired.creation 7 years ago

Awesome photos Lisa.

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 7 years ago

Thanks Yuko. He was an awesome animal and weighed 70 pounds! He was big!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 7 years ago

Beautiful!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 7 years ago

Thanks everyone.This male was very people oriented. The female was more wary and elusive. It was amazing to watch them though and quite fun when our guide gave them some frozen treats.

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 7 years ago

Beautiful pictures Lisa, wolves are so fantastic animals..

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

looks quite gentle!
awesome pics!!

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Lovely portraits Lisa!

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 7 years ago

Gorgeous!

LisaPowers
Spotted by
LisaPowers

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Jan 27, 2013
Submitted on Jan 28, 2013

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