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Arctic Wolf

Arctic Wolf
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Copyright: Jan Smith (lovenature) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 987 W: 52 N: 1787] (6391)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-12-23
Categories: Mammals
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-12-29 13:33
Viewed: 1336
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Arctic Wolf also known as the Polar or White Wolf.
Canis lupus arctos

This wolf is smaller than the Timber Wolf even though related. Their smaller size and shorter muzzle help to retain body heat.

They weigh up to 70 kg and can be 1.8 m long.

Their diet consists of Muskox, Arctic Hare and Caribou.

I captured this Arctic Wolf in a Wolf Sanctuary.

Hand held

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-12-29 14:28]

Hi Janice,i like a lot this composition,your difficult point of view with the arctic wolf behind the trees is like a stolen secret of this wild winter scenery.Fantastic DOF to take the best details of this white beauty,original and magic post,i like it! Have a nice evening and happy new year,Luciano

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2015-12-29 14:36]

Hello Janice,
Great winter scene. Good sharpness and beautiful colours.

Hi, Janice. Although you photographed this in the sanctuary still it is a treat since photographing an Arctic Wolf in its natural habitat during winter is not an easy task. I do like the Amber eyes of this beautiful animal. Thanks for sharing.

Very,very great picture Janice,well done.

Thanks for sharing and Happy New Year.


Hallo Janice
lovely picture of this white wolf
good composition
thanks gr lou

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2015-12-30 18:31]

Hello Janice,
Almost like a ghost wolf as it suddenly appears amongst the snow and saplings, all the time perfectly blending into it's surroundings. A real beauty which we rarely get to see here on TN very often. Love those piercing eyes.

Hello Janice

Lovely wolf, beautiful composition with fine POV and the way its glance
and eyes are framed by the foreground off-focus trees, TFS


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