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Wolf Stripes

Post by Dark Light Ultra » Tue Feb 16, 2010 4:44 pm

Can wolves have stripes? Just asking because i havent seen a lot of pictures with wolves with stripes.
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Re: Wolf Stripes

Post by RoseFall » Tue Feb 16, 2010 5:07 pm

Hi Dark Light Ultra. I am not very sure... I think maybe certain wolves can have stripes but not sure


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Re: Wolf Stripes

Post by Kivia » Tue Feb 16, 2010 5:08 pm

It isn't a natural occurence, no. I am pretty sure brindle does not appear in wolves^^

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Re: Wolf Stripes

Post by -Sheeba » Tue Feb 16, 2010 5:09 pm

Well, they don't have stripes something similar to what tigers have, but I suppose some of their markings can look like very faint stripes. Could you post the pictures of the wolves you've seen with stripes? I would like to see what exactly are talking about.
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Re: Wolf Stripes

Post by RoseFall » Tue Feb 16, 2010 5:34 pm

Thanks for the answer!! :D


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Re: Wolf Stripes

Post by Dark Light Ultra » Tue Feb 16, 2010 5:38 pm

http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/unknown ... wolves.jpg

here thats one of the pictures i was thinking of. as you see they kind of have "stripes"
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Re: Wolf Stripes

Post by -Sheeba » Tue Feb 16, 2010 5:40 pm

Ah, yes, those are just normal fur color variations you can see in some wolves. But as you can see from that picture, they're not really "stripes" like you would see with tigers and such.
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Re: Wolf Stripes

Post by Averyln » Tue Feb 16, 2010 7:38 pm

I don't believe so.
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Re: Wolf Stripes

Post by SolitaryHowl » Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:43 pm

For more information; visit this topic: http://www.wolfquest.org/bb/viewtopic.p ... &p=1060211

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Re: Wolf Stripes

Post by SolitaryHowl » Wed Feb 24, 2010 3:34 pm

FYI; Bailey PMed me with information on this. I'll quote her:
CLBaileyi wrote: In Mexican wolves, it is not uncommon for them to have a black stripe down their front legs. At one time, this was considered a physical characteristic of the subspecies, although that is not necessarily the case today.
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Re: Wolf Stripes

Post by Amaroqwolf » Fri Sep 03, 2010 7:36 pm

They don't have stripes but they have mixed coat colors. Not really stripes.
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