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The wolf is the largest member of the Canid family. The wolf has rounded ears, long muzzle, powerful jaws, golden-yellow eyes and bushy tail. Fur coloration varies from gray to gray-brown, white, red, brown, and black. Males are larger than females.

There are two species of wolves in the world: the gray wolf (Canis lupus) and the red wolf (Canis rufus). The gray wolf can be found in Canada, Alaska, and northern Europe and Russia. The red wolf can be found in Texas and the southeastern United States. Wolves live in a variety of habitats like forests, deserts, mountains, tundra, taiga, and grasslands. Wolves form a valuable part of the ecosystem.

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