Axiom the wolf

This is Axiom

Axiom is an arctic wolf crossed with a black colour variant of a grey wolf. He has stripes passed from his mother and not a lot of appearance similarities to his father. Axiom wears a collar as a hero medal type thing, because he led many wolves to safety out of a fire. He also saved his brother, Varden in that fire.
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Caring for Pet Rats

Rattus norvegicus, the same as wild brown rats.

Housing Rats

A rat can be kept in a cage or tank. I prefer to use a cage, because the rats have more space to climb on. The cage should be quite big and you shouldn’t keep one rat on its own as it will get lonely. Rats naturally live in colonies in the wild.

Colours and Breeds

Rats can come in many colours, solid colours like black, brown, white or grey. Some rats are these colours with white underneath. Some are more than one colour like a black, grey and white rat.

black, grey and white rat

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About: Wolves

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Mammalia
Subclass: Eutheria
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Caniforma
Family: Canidae

Wolf Packs

Wolves are mammals (stating the obvious). They live in groups called packs that can have from around 5-15+ members. There can be 30 members but usually between the numbers I said. Packs are most often a group of related wolves, like a couple of mates and their off-spring. Lone wolves may wander in and join the pack, but that is a risky thing to do as they may be killed… Wolf packs have different ranks in their packs. The most commonly used terms for these are alpha, beta and omega, then a bunch of other wolves, like pups, hunters etc. The alphas are the leaders of the pack and make decisions about what the wolves will do. The beta or betas (as there may be two but most likely one) Make sure all the wolves of the pack do their job correct, and also help decide if a lone wolf should join the pack. The omega or omegas are naturally suspicious/slightly paranoid. They are lookout wolves and also break up fights between pack members. Two small packs may join together, or a large pack may split into two packs.

A grey wolf pup

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The wolf in the cold

In antarctica, there was a snow cave. In the cave there was a wolf. It was actually a russian wolf, and was only there because some researchers had put it there. The researchers were trying to develop a way to stay warm without having to wear a big coat, but it wasn’t working very well and the wolf was freezing. It had dragged in a seal caught by an orca and then left on the ice after another orca had attacked it. The seal wasn’t what the wolf was used to eating, but it was better than nothing. Continue reading

A mother wolf with a pup

The mother wolf is cleaning her pup.

A Mutant Triceratops

It is a mutant triceratops, with four horns. It should really be called a quadceratops, meaning four-horn-face, but both its parents were triceratops.

A Pink Horse

From a distance, it looks like solid colour, but closer it is actually little squares. The only colours are black, red and white, but the different colours together looks like grey, brown and pink.