Greenland at a Glance
Wolves inhabit the northern and eastern portions of this country. Range lines are not depicted. Main prey for wolves here are musk oxen, lemmings and arctic hares.
Common Name: gray wolf, ulv (Danish)
Latin Name: Canis lupus
Common Name: arctic wolf
Latin Name: Canis lupus arctos
Current Wolf Population, Trend, Status
Number of wolves: About 50
Population trend: Unknown
Legal protection: Protection with some exceptions
Most recent wolf data available: 2007
Additional information on the wolves of Greenland can be found at this website: https://greenland-wolf-research-program.000webhostapp.com/Home/.