Wolf Ecology

Animal Ecology
| 4th Grade - Adult
| Evening 1 hrs
| Easy


Wolves are one of the most controversial animals in North America, eliciting strong emotions from many people. This program traces human interactions with the wolf from fairy tale to bounty hunter to researcher. Physical characteristics and social behavior are examined. Wolf recovery efforts will be highlighted.


Upon completion of the Wolf Ecology evening program, students will be able to:

  • Summarize the importance of predators, like the wolf, in the food chain.
  • Describe the adaptations of the wolf.
  • Explain some reasons why people might fear and hate the wolf.
  • Identify ways to help insure wolf recovery in appropriate areas.