Wolverine is a type of weasel that has a stocky, muscular structure. They look quite similar to bear, and can be highly ferocious if attacked.

Scientific Name Gulogulo

Classification – Gulo

Gender Names – Male – dog, buck, Jack, hob ; Female – bitch, doe, Jill; Baby – kit

Collective Noun – Gang

Length/Size – 65-87cm (25-34in)

Weight – 10-31kg (22-70lbs)

Top Speed – 48km/h (30mph)

Life Expectancy – 10-15 years

Mating Season  May to August (uncertain)

Gestation Period – 30 – 50days

Special Features  They release a strong smelling mask for defense.

Social Structure – Live a solitary life except during mating season when they are seen with their mates

Geographical Distribution – Northern Canada, Alaska, the mainland Nordic countries of Europe, and throughout west of Russia and Siberia

Natural Habitat – Mountainous regions, dense forests

World Population – 15,000 – 30,000

Conservation Status – Least Concern

Diet – Caribou, Moose, Sheep, Bird eggs

Predators – Human, Wolves, Bears