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Average weight

Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2010 3:49 am
by Catarinab
What is a wolf average weight? I think is for females 25-30kilograms and males 35-40 kilograms but im not sure...

Re: Average weight

Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:05 am
by Blightwolf
Wolves vary greatly in size depending on where they live. The smallest wolves live in the southern parts of the Middle East where the Arabian wolf may weigh no more than 30 pounds. Adult female gray wolves in northern Minnesota weigh between 50 and 85 pounds, and adult males between 70 and 110 pounds. Gray wolves are larger in the northwestern United States, Canada, and Alaska and in Russia where adult males weigh 85 to 115 pounds and occasionally reach 130 pounds. Males generally weigh about 20 percent more than females. Wolves attain their adult height, length and weight in the first one to two years. Most look like adults by late autumn of their first year.

Red wolves are intermediate in size and appearance between a gray wolf and a coyote. Adult female red wolves weigh 40 to 75 pounds, while males weigh from 50 to 85 pounds.

SOURCE: www.wolf.org

Re: Average weight

Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2010 11:36 am
by onepersonteaparty
Well there are varying weights depending on gender, females will almost always be slightly smaller then the male, and breed.
Grey Wolf:
-40 to 176 lbs.
Arctic Wolf (subspecies):
-Up to 175 lbs.
Great Plains Wolf (subspecies):
-60 to 110 lbs.
Mexican Wolf (subspecies):
-50 to 80 lbs.
Northwestern Gray Wol f(subspecies):
-85 to 145 lbs.
Red Wolf:
-45 to 80 lbs.
Eithiopian Wolf (subspecies):
-24 to 42 lbs.
Himalayian Wolf:
-40 to 60 lbs.
Maned Wolf:
-Up to 50 lbs.
Steppe Wolf (subspecies):
-40 to 140 lbs.
Italian Wolf (subspecies):
-50 to 90 lbs.
Euraisen wolf:
-70 to 130 lbs.
Iberian Wolf (subspecies):
-60 to 90 lbs.
Tibetan Wolf (subspecies):
-40 to 130 lbs.
Arabain Wolf (subspecies):
-75 to 125 lbs.

Hope this helps :mrgreen:

Re: Average weight

Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2010 2:33 pm
by Canidae
onepersonteaparty wrote:Well there are varying weights depending on gender, females will almost always be slightly smaller then the male, and breed.
Grey Wolf:
-40 to 176 lbs.
Arctic Wolf (subspecies):
-Up to 175 lbs.
Great Plains Wolf (subspecies):
-60 to 110 lbs.
Mexican Wolf (subspecies):
-50 to 80 lbs.
Northwestern Gray Wol f(subspecies):
-85 to 145 lbs.
Red Wolf:
-45 to 80 lbs.
Eithiopian Wolf (subspecies):
-24 to 42 lbs.
Himalayian Wolf:
-40 to 60 lbs.
Maned Wolf:
-Up to 50 lbs.
Steppe Wolf (subspecies):
-40 to 140 lbs.
Italian Wolf (subspecies):
-50 to 90 lbs.
Euraisen wolf:
-70 to 130 lbs.
Iberian Wolf (subspecies):
-60 to 90 lbs.
Tibetan Wolf (subspecies):
-40 to 130 lbs.
Arabain Wolf (subspecies):
-75 to 125 lbs.

Hope this helps :mrgreen:
Could you please tell me where you found that information? If it's a reliable source, I'd like to add it to the wolf FAQ. =)

Re: Average weight

Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:43 am
by Catarinab
onepersonteaparty wrote:Well there are varying weights depending on gender, females will almost always be slightly smaller then the male, and breed.
Grey Wolf:
-40 to 176 lbs.
Arctic Wolf (subspecies):
-Up to 175 lbs.
Great Plains Wolf (subspecies):
-60 to 110 lbs.
Mexican Wolf (subspecies):
-50 to 80 lbs.
Northwestern Gray Wol f(subspecies):
-85 to 145 lbs.
Red Wolf:
-45 to 80 lbs.
Eithiopian Wolf (subspecies):
-24 to 42 lbs.
Himalayian Wolf:
-40 to 60 lbs.
Maned Wolf:
-Up to 50 lbs.
Steppe Wolf (subspecies):
-40 to 140 lbs.
Italian Wolf (subspecies):
-50 to 90 lbs.
Euraisen wolf:
-70 to 130 lbs.
Iberian Wolf (subspecies):
-60 to 90 lbs.
Tibetan Wolf (subspecies):
-40 to 130 lbs.
Arabain Wolf (subspecies):
-75 to 125 lbs.

Hope this helps :mrgreen:
Thanks! That are all the wolf species and sub-species that exist? Cool, Iberian wolves are there. :D I will print that and then I will have a HUGE work passing pounds to killograms to a more easy access... :x :cry:

Re: Average weight

Posted: Wed May 26, 2010 6:31 am
by - IceRain -
Canidae wrote:
onepersonteaparty wrote:Well there are varying weights depending on gender, females will almost always be slightly smaller then the male, and breed.
Grey Wolf:
-40 to 176 lbs.
Arctic Wolf (subspecies):
-Up to 175 lbs.
Great Plains Wolf (subspecies):
-60 to 110 lbs.
Mexican Wolf (subspecies):
-50 to 80 lbs.
Northwestern Gray Wol f(subspecies):
-85 to 145 lbs.
Red Wolf:
-45 to 80 lbs.
Eithiopian Wolf (subspecies):
-24 to 42 lbs.
Himalayian Wolf:
-40 to 60 lbs.
Maned Wolf:
-Up to 50 lbs.
Steppe Wolf (subspecies):
-40 to 140 lbs.
Italian Wolf (subspecies):
-50 to 90 lbs.
Euraisen wolf:
-70 to 130 lbs.
Iberian Wolf (subspecies):
-60 to 90 lbs.
Tibetan Wolf (subspecies):
-40 to 130 lbs.
Arabain Wolf (subspecies):
-75 to 125 lbs.

Hope this helps :mrgreen:
Could you please tell me where you found that information? If it's a reliable source, I'd like to add it to the wolf FAQ. =)
onepersonteaparty is actually my other account that i dont use anymore :oops:
But i just googled most things but i found most of the names here: http://caninebreeds.bulldoginformation. ... types.html
I just had to google the weights and it took me forever to do!
Catarinab wrote:
onepersonteaparty wrote:Well there are varying weights depending on gender, females will almost always be slightly smaller then the male, and breed.
Grey Wolf:
-40 to 176 lbs.
Arctic Wolf (subspecies):
-Up to 175 lbs.
Great Plains Wolf (subspecies):
-60 to 110 lbs.
Mexican Wolf (subspecies):
-50 to 80 lbs.
Northwestern Gray Wol f(subspecies):
-85 to 145 lbs.
Red Wolf:
-45 to 80 lbs.
Eithiopian Wolf (subspecies):
-24 to 42 lbs.
Himalayian Wolf:
-40 to 60 lbs.
Maned Wolf:
-Up to 50 lbs.
Steppe Wolf (subspecies):
-40 to 140 lbs.
Italian Wolf (subspecies):
-50 to 90 lbs.
Euraisen wolf:
-70 to 130 lbs.
Iberian Wolf (subspecies):
-60 to 90 lbs.
Tibetan Wolf (subspecies):
-40 to 130 lbs.
Arabain Wolf (subspecies):
-75 to 125 lbs.

Hope this helps :mrgreen:
Thanks! That are all the wolf species and sub-species that exist? Cool, Iberian wolves are there. :D I will print that and then I will have a HUGE work passing pounds to killograms to a more easy access...
And i will put them up in kilos

Re: Average weight

Posted: Wed May 26, 2010 7:16 am
by - IceRain -
Grey Wolf:
-18.14 to 79.84 kg.
Arctic Wolf (subspecies):
-Up to 79.38 kg.
Great Plains Wolf (subspecies):
-27.22 to 49.8951 kg.
Mexican Wolf (subspecies):
-22.6796 to 36.2873 kg.
Northwestern Gray Wol f(subspecies):
-38.5553 to 65.7708 kg.
Red Wolf:
-20.4116 to 36.2873 kg.
Eithiopian Wolf (subspecies):
-10.8862 to 19.0508 kg.
Himalayian Wolf:
-18.1436 to 27.2155 kg.
Maned Wolf:
-Up to 22.6796 kg.
Steppe Wolf (subspecies):
-18.1436 to 63.5029 kg.
Italian Wolf (subspecies):
-22.6796 to 40.8233 kg.
Euraisen wolf:
-31.7514 to 58.9670 kg.
Iberian Wolf (subspecies):
-27.2155 to 40.8233 kg.
Tibetan Wolf (subspecies):
-18.1436 to 58.9670 kg.
Arabain Wolf (subspecies):
-34.0194 to 56.6990 kg.

Here you go :mrgreen:

Re: Average weight

Posted: Wed May 26, 2010 8:12 am
by Catarinab
Cool, thx. Ahh I already did that, but I put the numbers more closer, for example: 29.9 KG= 30 KG.
But anyway I will print that, it's good to!
Arabain Wolf
Isn't it Arabian wolf? Just to don't make confusion. Anyway, isn't a BIG mistake.

Re: Average weight

Posted: Wed May 26, 2010 10:21 am
by SolitaryHowl
Soul, please don't double post. Edit your post instead next time, alright?

Re: Average weight

Posted: Wed May 26, 2010 10:22 am
by Blightwolf
Catarinab wrote:
Arabain Wolf
Isn't it Arabian wolf? Just to don't make confusion. Anyway, isn't a BIG mistake.
Yeah. That's a typo - it means the Arabian Wolf (Canis lupus arabs).

Also, I saw that +Soul+ had included the Maned Wolf the weight list. I'm not sure if it's there just for a comparison but the Maned Wolf is not classified in the genus Canis; therefore it is not a "real" wolf.

Re: Average weight

Posted: Wed May 26, 2010 2:06 pm
by - IceRain -
Catarinab wrote:Cool, thx. Ahh I already did that, but I put the numbers more closer, for example: 29.9 KG= 30 KG.
But anyway I will print that, it's good to!
Arabain Wolf
Isn't it Arabian wolf? Just to don't make confusion. Anyway, isn't a BIG mistake.
Sorry i didnt feel like rounding up :shock:
And yes is Arabian i didnt see that before :oops: