Red Wolves Adopted by Novosibirsk Museum of Local Lore

Employees of the Novosibirsk Museum of Local Lore will provide financial assistance in maintaining a family of red wolves, as part of the animal guardianship programme of the Novosibirsk Zoo named after R. A. Shilo, the museum’s press service reports. 

Picture: Novosibirsk Museum of Local Lore Website

Local historians will help the wolf cubs born in the Novosibirsk Zoo on March 17, 2020, with money. These are four males and two females. Daily an adult wolf takes 800-900 grammes of meat. Meat products are now also given to wolf cubs 300-350 grammes per day.

Red wolves (Canis rufus) keep their pairs for life are familiar to many people from the book “Maugli” by Rudyard Kipling. It is noted that this type of wolf is very rare in the wild today. They live in the mountain forests of Central, South, and Southeast Asia. They are listed in the International Red Book, the Red Book of the Russian Federation, and in the Convention on International Trade.

Ru-Main, 02.06.2020

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