Wonderful wolf: the alpha male. A pack of 14 wolves inhabits the taiga forest in north eastern Finland. They are all superb specimens but the alpha male stands out. Once he had joined up with the pack he checked out the area of the meadow just in from if us. What a wonderful animal.
The Eurasian Wolf or common Wolf (Canis lupus lupus) is a subspecies of Grey Wolf. It is a formidable predator: keen senses, powerful jaws, large canines and it can pursue prey at up to 60km/hr. Their main prey are large herbivores like Reindeer and Moose. They mostly take young, old or animals in a poor condition and as a result they help maintain the vigour of the herbivore population. The Finnish wolf population is small numbe