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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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