The white wolf is among the most unique animals in general and wolves in particular for its characteristics and the unusual features that can be found in it. The white wolf is scientifically known as the arctic wolf and is also referred to as the Melville Island wolf to be named after the island on which it lives. The arctic wolf is considered to be a possible subspecies of gray wolf. The area in which the arctic wolf lives extends from the Melville Island to Ellesmere Island that are located in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. There are different features that make the arctic or white wolf unique such as the white color and the small size as it has a medium-sized body that is smaller than the body of the northwestern wolf. There are other unique features that you can find in the white wolf, let’s discover more about them through taking a look at what is written here.
♦ What are the characteristics of the white wolf?
The white wolf has a medium-sized body, large carnassials, narrow braincase and the skull is like what comes as a result of hybridizing a wolf with a dog. As a matter of fact, being white, having a medium-sized body which is smaller than other wolves and other features that were presented before are not the main reasons that make this wolf unique. There is another reason behind calling these white wolves unique.
♦ The white wolf is one of the most dangerous animals!!!!!!
The most important feature that makes the white wolf different from other wolves and most of the animals on earth is being FEARLESS. It may be considered by some people as a good feature, but in fact it makes this animal extremely dangerous. White wolves can easily approach people without being afraid of them and this sometimes leads to catastrophic results ranging from serious injuries to the death of the victim. There are several attacks that took place more than once to prove that the white wolves are aggressive such as what happened in 1977 on Ellesmere Island when two scientists were attacked by six white wolves and more incidents which show that the white wolves are not safe for humans.
♦ It is still loved by some people in spite of being dangerous
Although the white wolf is known to be aggressive and dangerous for humans, it is still loved by some people for its unique shape and white color. All what you have to do is to be careful while approaching this creature and it will be better to keep away from it to be safe and save your life.