Monday, February 18, 2008

Canis Lupus Factoids

I haven't had a trivia quiz for a while. Since I just finished my latest book, tentatively titled A WOLF AT HER DOOR, I'll pose a few questions about wolves.

1. A wolf's sense of smell is
A. 20 times greater than a human's.
B. 50 times
C. 100 times

2. Wolves howl to
A. locate one another
B. pass the time at night
C. flush out prey

3. Wolf packs in Alaska can have territories that range from
A. 25 - 100 square miles
B. 100-500 square miles
C. 300-1000 square miles

4. The wolf has very strong jaws, able to apply 1,500 pounds of pressure per square inch. How many bites does it take to crush a moose femur?
A. 1-2
B. 6-8
C. 8-10

I'll post the answers tomorrow.



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