wolf paw measurements and BPM

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wolf paw measurements and BPM

Post by Werewolf Leader » Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:55 am

I would like to know a wolf paw measurements for forpaw and hind please.

Also I was wondering the BPM for a wolf. Heart beat and Breath.
(BPM means beats/breaths per min.)


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Re: wolf paw measurements and BPM

Post by C-Lupus » Sun Mar 20, 2011 2:57 pm

Paw measurements are different from specie to specie.
I found this about Gray Wolf paw measurements:
Forepaw-dog and wolf comparation
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c ... tracks.jpg

I've found more things about wolf paws:
Humans are plantigrade, walking upon our entire flat foot, sole to heel. All members of the canine family, and the feline family too, are digitigrade, walking upon just their toe tips. Unless a wolf is lying down, the heel of each foot does not come in contact with the ground. The front feet of a wolf are exceptionally large. This is of great advantage to the wolf when it runs upon snow, as it allows greater weight distribution and more support to prevent the animal from sinking in as deeply when the snow is soft.
The wolf has five toes on each forefoot, but only four are actually needed. The fifth toe, corresponding to our thumb, has regressed. It is found up on the middle of the foot and is known as the dew claw. There are just four toes on each of the hind feet. Each toe pad is surrounded by stiff, bristly hairs, which act as insulation and also provides a better grip on slippery ice surfaces. The claws are strong and blunt because the tips are worn off by constant contact with the ground. These are used for digging and in gripping the earth while running, not for seizing prey.
About bpms, I couln't find anything but I think it is different from female to male. Not sure.

Hope this helps you.

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Re: wolf paw measurements and BPM

Post by SolitaryHowl » Sun Mar 20, 2011 9:49 pm

Well the BPM (Beats per minute and breaths per minute) would vary greatly if they were resting or active. Or just hot and having to pant to cool down.
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Re: wolf paw measurements and BPM

Post by Werewolf Leader » Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:12 am

Mostly when the wolf is active but it is not running. So i guess resting...
And thanks with the paw information and the pic. but I would still like to know the measurements of a grey wolf's paw.
(in cm or inches)

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Re: wolf paw measurements and BPM

Post by elkhunter123456 » Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:08 pm

Werewolf Leader wrote:
Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:12 am
Mostly when the wolf is active but it is not running. So i guess resting...
And thanks with the paw information and the pic. but I would still like to know the measurements of a grey wolf's paw.
(in cm or inches)
a Wolf paw is 3-4 inches wide and 3 1/2-4 1/2 long
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Re: wolf paw measurements and BPM

Post by Koa » Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:12 am

elkhunter123456 wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:08 pm
Werewolf Leader wrote:
Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:12 am
Mostly when the wolf is active but it is not running. So i guess resting...
And thanks with the paw information and the pic. but I would still like to know the measurements of a grey wolf's paw.
(in cm or inches)
a Wolf paw is 3-4 inches wide and 3 1/2-4 1/2 long
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