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The wolverine is a powerful animal that resembles a small bear but is actually the largest member of the weasel family.
These tough animals are solitary, and they need a lot of room to roam. Individual wolverines may travel 15 miles in a day in search of food. Because of these habitat requirements, wolverines frequent remote boreal forests, taiga, and tundra in the northern latitudes of Europe, Asia, and North America.
Common Name: Wolverine
Scientific Name: Gulo gulo
Average life span in the wild: 7 to 12 years
Size: Head and body, 26 to 34 in; tail, 7 to 10 in
Weight: 24 to 40 lbs
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