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Boopiest Snoot And So Much More


Mexican gray wolf Craighead (m1746) – the teeny tiniest wolf at the Wolf Conservation Center

Beyond being among the boopiest snoots in the animal kingdom, a wolf’s nose is a powerful organ.

With over 200 million olfactory cells housed in the nose, the wolf’s sense of smell is its most acute sense.

Scent plays a very important role in the life of the wolf, by smell alone wolves can locate prey, family members, or enemies. It can tell them if other wolves are in the area, if those wolves are male or female, and how recently they visited.

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