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The wolverine (Gulo gulo) is the largest terrestrial member of the Mustelidae family. Members of this family also include weasels, polecats, mink, otters, and badgers. The wolverine can be found in Canada, North West USA, Northern Europe and Northern & Eastern Asia, where it inhabits tundra, forests and mountains. Despite itís name, the wolverine is not related to the wolf. This animal is like a cross between a weasel and a bear. It has brownish-black fur with light brown strips along the sides. The wolverine is believed to be the strongest animal amongst mammals, relative to its size. It is a stocky and muscular animal, with very strong jaws. Males are larger than females and can weigh up to 55 pounds. Although it is small, no animal will fight a wolverine. This animal is very aggressive and always on the move. It is not a good animal to mess with.




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