Dire Wolf Facts

The extinct prehistoric animal facts on this page are all about the Dire Wolf, who is a relative of the modern day wolf. The Dire Wolf became extinct about 10,000 years ago when the end of the last ice age occurred. It is believed that loss of prey was the reason why it became extinct. There have been several times in recent history where this type of wolf has been portrayed. It has been the title to a hit song by the Grateful Dead and also the kids of one of the Lords in the popular TV series, Game of Thrones, adopted this type of wolf. Read on to discover more interesting facts about the amazing Dire Wolf including what their diet was and why their molars were important.

Dire Wolf General Facts

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