No One Cares About Wolf Dying In Ditch, Until One Animal Lover Stops.
Animals can be ideal companions unless they're wild animals. Those you tend to leave them alone, but there's a time when you should step up and approach these types of creatures, like when they're injured. Unfortunately, most people don't take the time to stop to see if they can lend a hand to a wild animal. This was certainly the case with one wolf who was having a really bad life. But then, an animal lover was driving around and noticed the wolf limping by the road and decided to check up on him to see if there was something that could be done for the poor creature.
This wolf was limping along with an injury, and the sight of him was heartbreaking to one driver.
No one had realized that the animal had been hanging around the area for quite a while, and it was in a state of distress. But then, a driver decided to do the humane thing by stopping and examining the extent of the creature's injuries.
The creature is an Arabian wolf, which is one of the smallest type of animal among its breed.
Their small size makes it easier for them to survive the Arabian Peninsula's warm climate. But unlike other wolves, the Arabian wolves don't roam around in large packs. At most, they'll be part of a group of two or four.
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Arabian wolves are common in the desert environments of Iraq, Oman, Jordan, Yemen, and in Israel.
The number of these types of wolves is actually quite small. In Israel alone, there are only about 150 Arabian wolves left. Sadly, the main reason their numbers are low is because of their interaction with humans.
The wolves are carnivorous predators who tend to use animals like goats as a food source.
Farmers often deem these animals as a risk to their livestock, so they will resort to any means necessary to ensure that these wolves won't put their farm animals in any sort of peril. But this has led to a decline in the population of these majestic creatures.
Public perception of the Arabian wolves has also played a major factor in the number of animals.
These wolves do enjoy meat, but they also don't mind eating food waste left behind by humans. This suggests that they'll roam near areas where people live, and it scares a lot of people who encounter the wolves.
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