Endangered Native Species and Invasive Non-Native Species

Timber Wolf

  • Scientific Name: Canis lupus
  • Height: 66-86 cm at the shoulders
  • Weight: 25-52 kgs, with females being slightly smaller than the males
  • Diet: Large hooved animals such as Deer, Elk, and on rare occasions, moose. Also includes smaller animals such as rabbits, beavers, and wild berries alongside.
  • Breeding Habits: Breed once a year, during Winter. Remain pregnant for 62–75 days.

Sea Lamprey

  • Scientific Name: Petromyzon marinus
  • Height: 76 centimetres (2.5 feet) long
  • Weight: 1 kilogram (2.25 pounds) at 84 centimetres (33 inches) long
  • Feeding Method: Eats by attaching itself to another fish or organism, and sucks and tears through scales until it can suck blood. Once the prey is sucked dry, it moves on. Besides blood, lampreys also eat fish eggs occasionally.
  • Breeding Habits: Breed when the water is 10°C and complete when temperature is 20-21°C, and lay 236,000 ova. All lampreys die after spawning.
  • Special Notes: Mouth is specially designed to tear through skin and scales and attach itself to prey