Why people think wolves howl at the moon?

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Re: Why people think wolves howl at the moon?

Post by Inuki » Thu Aug 28, 2008 3:08 pm

Most people think that wolves howl at the moon cause of their loneliness... BUT:
1. wolves don't howl AT THE MOON.
2. Wolves howl in order to make other wolves leave their territory.
3. Or to call wolves of their own pack.
4. And for many other reasons )
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Re: Why people think wolves howl at the moon?

Post by WildFire » Fri Aug 29, 2008 11:16 pm

wooooooow......I already new the reason why they howl, but now I know more about why they do....you can learn so much in this forum :)

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Re: Why people think wolves howl at the moon?

Post by Amatsu » Sat Sep 20, 2008 2:46 pm

It's just simply a stereotype. Of course they don't howl at the moon, but in movies, cartoons, all that stuff... they do. When people watch these things, it becomes a sterotype. A wolf that howls at the moon is simply wasting it's breath. The real reason why they howl when there's a moon is because, I really don't remember, but I think because they want to gather the whole pack to usually hunt because there's a lot of light for the night (Usually this happens on full moon). There are also many more reasons why wolves howl when there is a moon.
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Re: Why people think wolves howl at the moon?

Post by Dewfrost » Wed Sep 24, 2008 11:35 am

It's like the story of why the Husky howls... :mrgreen:
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Re: Why people think wolves howl at the moon?

Post by Vargen » Sun Sep 28, 2008 1:00 pm

People think wolves howl at the moon because of the old folk lore that there are werewolves. The truth is that before wolves hunt the sometimes rally each other together and howl and play. Wolves tend to hunt during the night because the can sneak up on their prey better and moonlight helps them see better. Hope this helps you :D

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Re: Why people think wolves howl at the moon?

Post by king1-7 » Sun Sep 28, 2008 1:06 pm

This question has been answered many times now...
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Re: Why people think wolves howl at the moon?

Post by Blindseer » Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:46 pm

please read the thread before replying.
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Re: Why people think wolves howl at the moon?

Post by wolf seeker#2 » Sat Oct 11, 2008 7:25 am

Inuki wrote:Most people think that wolves howl at the moon cause of their loneliness... BUT:
1. wolves don't howl AT THE MOON.
2. Wolves howl in order to make other wolves leave their territory.
3. Or to call wolves of their own pack.
4. And for many other reasons )
yup but they cant make long distant calls lol :roll:
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Re: Why people think wolves howl at the moon?

Post by Kouga » Sat Oct 11, 2008 2:54 pm

So there really are wolves which howl just 4 fun? :shock: You can get old like a cow but learn though
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Re: Why people think wolves howl at the moon?

Post by lizf08 » Thu Nov 13, 2008 8:31 pm

i want to now to wolfs howl at the moon?
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