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#1720 Arctic Wolf - Zoo Leipzig (Germany)

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Arctic Wolf or Polar Wolf at Zoo Leipzig, also known as "Leipzig Zoological Garden" (Germany)

Often called the "Polar Wolf" or "White Wolf", Arctic wolves inhabit the Arctic regions of North America and Greenland. Arctic wolves are carnivorous hunters. By nature they help to control the populations of other animals in the region like the musk ox, caribou and Arctic hares. Thanks to its isolation, the Arctic wolf is not threatened by hunting and habitat destruction in the same way as its southern relatives.