At what age does a wolf stop growing?

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At what age does a wolf stop growing?

Post by ForeverEverest » Sun May 27, 2018 8:56 am

I've been a little curious about something recently. Does anyone know at what age wolves are usually classed as fully grown, and whether or not it's affected by the gender?
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Re: At what age does a wolf stop growing?

Post by Koa » Sun May 27, 2018 2:45 pm

Wolves are fully grown at one year of age:
Epiphyseal cartilage closes off signaling the end of skeletal growth
http://www.wolf.org/wolf-info/basic-wol ... velopment/

It does not appear that a wolf’s sex plays a significant factor in reaching the above change.
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Re: At what age does a wolf stop growing?

Post by ForeverEverest » Mon May 28, 2018 6:09 am

Nice to know, this will help me decide what size I want my intended yearling wolves in WolfQuest to be.
I appreciate the help!
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Re: At what age does a wolf stop growing?

Post by Koa » Mon May 28, 2018 6:59 am

ForeverEverest wrote:Nice to know, this will help me decide what size I want my intended yearling wolves in WolfQuest to be.
I appreciate the help!
You’re welcome.
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