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Wolf twins?

Post by Jeames » Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:53 pm

I wonder; can wolves have twins?
I know that humans can get twins, and that there have been families with having up to 3 or 4 twins.
But what about wolves?
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Re: Wolf twins?

Post by La Striata » Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:44 am

Wolves can do better than that. The average litter is 5-6 pups.
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Re: Wolf twins?

Post by Jeames » Fri Jun 07, 2013 10:01 am

La Striata wrote:Wolves can do better than that. The average litter is 5-6 pups.
Yeah I know that, but I was just giving an example. All I wonder is if wolves can have twins, adnd maybe up to 3 or 4 twins, like with humans, in that case.
I know that wolves can get far more pups than humans can get children at once. c;
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Re: Wolf twins?

Post by My Throne Above » Fri Jun 07, 2013 10:10 am

  • Dogs can have twins so supposedly wolves can too. You wouldn't know however unless watching the birth, as both pups have to be sharing the same birth "Sac". The probability of a wolf have multiple litters of twins is no doubt possible, but as with humans it's a slim chance of having more than one set of twins. It's odds of about 1 in 500,000 to have 3 sets of twins in a row. In regards to "identical" twins however I'm afraid I can't give you a definite answer, although I'd sway to saying it is possible however with exceptional low odds of having a perfect match.

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Re: Wolf twins?

Post by Wolfyyy123 » Sun Aug 18, 2013 1:02 pm

wolves can have 4 and over pups but i some times they can have 6
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Re: Wolf twins?

Post by valkea » Sun Aug 18, 2013 1:07 pm

Wolfyyy123, please read other answers to the question before replying, so that you don't end up repeating answers (which is considered spam).

I think enough information has been provided on the subject, so I'll lock this to prevent further repeated answers. Jeames, if you're still not sure, feel free to PM a moderator asking for the thread to be unlocked.


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