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Mountain wolf information, facts - classicanimal

Mountain wolf is a medium-sized mammal species native to Central, East, and Southeast Asia. They are also known as dholesAsian wild dogs, whistling dogs. They look like a cross between dogs and foxes. It is a highly social animal and mostly lives in large groups. They can be found in tropical forests and mostly feeds insectslizardsdeer, wild pigs, hares.

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Their scientific name is Cuon alpinus. They are also known as dholeAsian wild dog, whistling dog, red dog.

Common Name: Mountain wolf
Scientific Name: Cuon alpinus


Mountain wolf belongs to the family Canidae and the genus of Cuon. It is a species of mammal. There are 10 species in the world. Their conservation status is 'Endangered' due to hunting, habitat loss. These species are listed on the red list on ICUN.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Canidae
Genus: Cuon
Species: C. alpinus
Number of Species: 10
Group: Mammal
Conservation Status: Endangered


Mountain wolf is found in Asia, Europe. They are habitats such as tropical rainforests.

Living Locations: Asia, Europe
Habitat: Tropical rainforest


Mountain wolf is a large-sized mammal species and its whole body is covered with furs. Males are larger than females. An adult length is around 70 cm to 90 cm. Their weight is around 12 kg to 20 kg. They can run at speed of up to 72 km/h.

Color: Red, Tan, Brown
Weight: 12 kg to 20 kg (Approx)
Size: 70 cm to 90 cm (Approx)
Top Speed: Up to 72 km/h (Approx)


Mountain wolf is mainly part of the Carnivore diet, which means they eat meats. They mostly eat insectslizardsdeer, wild pigs, hares, wild goats, sheep, monkeys.

Diet: Carnivore
Favorite Food: InsectsLizards, Sheep, Monkey


Mountain wolf has some natural predators like tigersleopards, humans.

Predators: TigersLeopards, Humans.


Their lifespan is up to 10 to 13 years in the wild. Mountain wolf is diurnal animal, they are most active in daylight. They are live in large groups.

Lifespan: Up to 13 Years
Lifestyle: Diurnal
Group Behavior: Colony


At the age of one year males and females, are ready to sexually mature. After the gestation period lasts around 60 to 62 days and borns 5 to 10 babies in a breeding season. The young are called pups. Those young spend 8 weeks with their mothers.

Age of Sexual Maturity: 1 Year
Average Litter Size: 5 to 10
Baby called: Pup
Age of Weaning: 8 Weeks


  • Mountain wolves look like a cross between fox and dog.
  • They are popular for their communication skills. They produce a variety of sounds: growls, whistles, screams to communicate with each other.



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