Canis lupus arabs
a subspecies of gray wolf which was once found throughout the Arabian Peninsula, but now only lives in small pockets in Southern israel, Southern and western Iraq, Oman, Yemen,Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and probably in some parts of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. Extremely Endangered


Light brown with a very short coat, 3-4 feet long, 2-3 feet high, about 40-60 pounds. Pure Arabian Wolves have yellow eyes with black pupils.the Arabian Wolf is the smallest wolf subspecies, yet, the largest canid in Arabia. Their ears are large in comparison to the rest of it's body (similar to the maned wolf). Their eyes are naturally yellow with black pupils. However, many are found with brown eyes, revealing that somewhere down the line their ancestors have interbred with feral dogs.


It will kill animals up to the size of a goat, but usually feeds on carrion, small birds, rodents, reptiles and insects. It also eats fruits and plants when meat is scarce. Because of a scarcity of food, they are found in packs only during mating season from October to December, or when food is plentiful.


They dig burrows in the sand to protect themselves from the sun, and hunt mainly at night.Arabian wolves are known to be territorial is when their pups are born. The litter size can be as large as 12, but is usually only 2 or 3 They are blind at birth and weaned at about eight weeks when the parents start regurgitating food for them.


It is endangered in Arabia


they are extinct in the United Arab Emerites.