WONDER #2653: Were Dire Wolves Real?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Dire wolves exist only in science fiction and fantasy novels.
  2. Dire wolves had very long, sharp teeth, which they used to eat large mammals.
  3. Dire wolves were real animals that lived thousands of years ago and were related to grey wolves.
  4. Dire wolves were very similar to the dogs people today keep as pets.

Question 2 of 3

Over 4,000 dire wolf fossils have been found at the _________________.

  1. Atacama Desert
  2. Racetrack Playa
  3. Durrington Walls
  4. La Brea Tar Pits

Question 3 of 3

Which was NOT a habitat the dire wolf lived in, according to this Wonder?

  1. tundra
  2. forest
  3. marsh
  4. plains

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