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China at a glance

Main prey for wolves here are saiga (a type of antelope) and other ungulates and livestock. Wolf range is 20 percent of the map shown. Range lines are not depicted.

Species Information

Common Name: gray wolf
Latin Name: Canis lupus

Common Name:
Latin Name: Canis lupus lupus

Current Wolf Population, Trend, Status
Number of wolves: About 6,000
Population trend: Stable
Legal protection: Legally protected with little enforcement of laws

Most recent wolf data available: 2007


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