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Wolverines are the largest member of the weasel family, and they look cute but they are fearless! The tiny 35 lb. mammal has been known to take down fully grown wolves and bears, even moose sometimes! The wolverine’s snow shoe like paws allow it to walk on top of deep snow which give the small furry creatures an upper hand in a fight against these larger predators. The wolverine typically resides in the rugged Rocky Mountain Range...

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WOLVERINES- so elusive they are hardly ever seen. They are the largest members of the weasel family (weasels, ferrets, skunks) and is said that bears back down from this much smaller animal.


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The wolverine will take on any foe, regardless of size or number.


The wolverine, with its stocky, muscular build, looks like a small bear. However, it's the largest member of the weasel family. The animal can be found in artic and sub artic regions in Canada, Northern Europe, Russia and Siberia. They are solitary creatures that live about 7 to 12 years in the wild.


The wolverine’s sense of smell is uncanny—it can detect a carcass lying 20 feet under the snow, allowing it to find the remains of animals killed in avalanches.