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Les loups ? Même pas peur !

Ce cheval est complètement indifférent à la meute de loups, et il va le prouver en se roulant par terre de manière assez décontractée. Les canidés, médusés de tant de confiance en soi sont même légèrement sur le qui vive.

So, there's lot of debate about why these wolves aren't really attacking the horse, and the answer is simple: it isn't running.

Wolves are not very big compared to the prey they usually hunt, most weigh between 75-100lbs with some large individuals hitting up to 120. Despite this, they can bring down prey that would prove trouble for larger predators, even big cats. The achieve this by hunting differently; while felines tend to rely on strength to quickly wrestle prey to the ground before killing it, wolves will chase their prey over a great distance, usually a mile or two but sometimes longer, while biting chunks out of it until the animal collapses from blood loss and exhaustion. Lone wolves have been observed bringing down prey as large as bison and bull moose completely unaided by hunting this way. An animal that stands its ground has a much greater chance of surviving an attack by wolves, simply because the wolves lack the strength to overpower it.

As a side note, wolves are not nearly as coordinated of hunters as most people think they are. In fact, as the number of wolves in a pack increases, their odds of successfully hunting decreases, with lone wolves and mated pairs having the highest success rates. Lions, on the other hand, have a greater chance of a successful hunt the more lionesses are in the pride. This is mostly because the basic family unit of a wolf pack is a mated pair and their offspring, and a large pack will usually contain more inexperienced hunters.

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