Do wolves bark?

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Do wolves bark?

Post by wolvesrock2122 » Mon Dec 01, 2008 10:44 pm

I know that wolves howl,yelp,huff,and use there body like sign laguage but do they bark? Im thinking they dont.
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Re: Do wolves bark?

Post by Blindseer » Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:17 am

as I recall, they do bark, just not in the same way dogs do.
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Re: Do wolves bark?

Post by SolitaryHowl » Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:33 am

pawnee wrote:Dogs bark with a higher pitched voice, louder and draws on longer because people wanted a good alert system on four legs.

Wolves "bark" but not the way dogs do. Where a dog will bark maybe three or four times in a row before starting agian, usually a wolf will give a single and slightly deep "grruff" sort of sound.

heres a clip fo a wolf bark(Ing)

http://www.thoughtequity.com/video/clip/236559_022.do

http://www.thoughtequity.com/video/clip/236559_015.do

http://www.thoughtequity.com/video/clip/236559_014.do
MajesticWolfs wrote:http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/wolves/howl.html

Growling, while teeth are bared, is the most visual warning wolves use. Wolf growls have a distinct, deep, bass-like quality, and are often used to threaten rivals, though not necessarily to defend themselves. Wolves also growl at other wolves while being aggressively dominant. Wolves bark when nervous or when they want to warn other wolves of danger but do so very discreetly and will not generally bark loudly or repeatedly as dogs do. Instead they use a low-key, breathy "whuf" sound to immediately get attention from other wolves. Wolves also "bark-howl" by adding a brief howl to the end of a bark. Wolves bark-howl for the same reasons they normally bark. Generally, pups bark and bark-howl much more frequently than adults, using these vocalizations to cry for attention, care, or food. A lesser known sound is the rally. Wolves will gather as a group and, amidst much tail-wagging and muzzle licking, emit a high-pitched wailing noise interspersed with something similar to (but not the same as) a bark. Rallying is often a display of submission to an alpha by the other wolves.[39] Wolves also whimper, usually when submitting to other wolves. Wolf pups whimper when they need a reassurance of security from their parents or other wolves. That is from Wikipedia
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Re: Do wolves bark?

Post by pawnee » Wed Dec 03, 2008 9:45 pm

thanks SolitaryHowl2008 for putting that up :)

yes. wolves bark, but its not the same as how your dog barks or for the same reason.
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Re: Do wolves bark?

Post by wolvesrock2122 » Wed Dec 03, 2008 9:46 pm

oh i never knew that
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Re: Do wolves bark?

Post by Blindseer » Wed Dec 03, 2008 9:48 pm

pawnee wrote:thanks SolitaryHowl2008 for putting that up :)

yes. wolves bark, but its not the same as how your dog barks or for the same reason.
thats what I said.
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Re: Do wolves bark?

Post by pawnee » Wed Dec 03, 2008 9:52 pm

Blindseer wrote:
pawnee wrote:thanks SolitaryHowl2008 for putting that up :)

yes. wolves bark, but its not the same as how your dog barks or for the same reason.
thats what I said.

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Re: Do wolves bark?

Post by Hiedidog » Sat Dec 06, 2008 6:11 pm

Somewhere I heard wolves only bark when being agressive
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Re: Do wolves bark?

Post by Blindseer » Sun Dec 07, 2008 9:12 am

they bark when they are intimidated, so I doubt that barking only when "aggressive" is true.
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Re: Do wolves bark?

Post by King claw » Thu Dec 11, 2008 10:49 am

well, wolves are related to dogs, so they do bark, but not as mutch as dogs.

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Re: Do wolves bark?

Post by CLBaileyi » Fri Jan 02, 2009 12:30 am

Actually wolves may bark for a variety of reasons. However, the most common bark is often called the "alarm bark" by some, and is usually given when they are feeling defensive or protective-at a den site when a predator may arrive (such as a zookeeper entering the enclosure when pups are present, when a new person or strange animal is in the area, etc).
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Re: Do wolves bark?

Post by WildFire » Sat Jan 17, 2009 5:55 pm

CLBaileyi wrote:Actually wolves may bark for a variety of reasons. However, the most common bark is often called the "alarm bark" by some, and is usually given when they are feeling defensive or protective-at a den site when a predator may arrive (such as a zookeeper entering the enclosure when pups are present, when a new person or strange animal is in the area, etc).

That's neat 8]. I have never heard a wolf bark. How come when you look up if wolves bark there is absolutely nothing? That, and you can't find audio of it, but you can find an audio clip of a wolf's howl. I need to visit the IWC one day. Maybe I will be lucky to hear a wolf bark ^-^

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