Before showing you how to draw a wolf, let’s learn a little bit about wolves. Understanding wolves can somewhat make it easier for you to sketch them perfectly and I’m sure you will be more inspired as you learn how to draw a wolf.
Interesting facts about wolves
- The wolf is the largest member of the dog family.
- Wolf is one of the “super” predators with the largest coverage in the whole world, from icy cold regions to barren deserts, savannas, mountains or plains.
- Some wolf drawings on rock dating back to 20,000 BC, were discovered in a small cave in the south of Europe.
- “Canis Lupis” is the Latin name for Gray Wolf, this is the most common wolf species in the wolf family.
- Although related to dogs, wolves broke off from the common evolutionary chain about 34,000 years ago.
- “Canis Simensis” aka (Wolf Man) lives in Africa.
- Domestic dog in Latin called “Canis Familiaris” has many wolf-like characteristics.
- The number of individuals of the wolf species is seriously decreasing and in danger of extinction.
- Wolves often live in packs, its pack up to 20 children.
- A wolf can be up to 1.52m long, 0.91m high.
- Wolf dog has the heaviest weight up to 59 kg.
- A female wolf can give birth to up to six pups.
- Wolves usually like to hunt large prey such as deer… but prefer to eat something smaller, such as rabbits.
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- Wolves usually have a lifespan of about 13 years.
- In the animal world, there are few species that possess such powerful bites as wolves. A bite with a force of about 109 kg/cm2 is twice the strength of an adult dog.
- The wolf is one of the few animals that are most “sensitive” to mating in the animal world. But also famous for their fidelity, after the mating season, the male and female will stay together for life.
- Bitches live in underground bunkers in the spring so they can give birth and raise their young.
Easy to draw a wolf with 15 steps
Do you have a wolf drawing in your animal drawings collection, yet? – If you don’t, learn how to draw a wolf with me below: