As a generalist carnivore, wolves hunt prey that can range from the bite-sized and agile rabbit to the massive bison. Regardless of the prey size, a meal is generally the hard-won reward of extensive traveling and a chase.
Wolves are not known for their speed but they can achieve 36-38 miles per hour in short bursts in pursuit of prey. Wolves are, however, known for having great endurance. They can travel long distances at a lope around 5 mph.