wolf pack


Definition of wolf pack

: a group of submarines that make a coordinated attack on shipping

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There are now 12 known wolf packs — defined as a group of four to 11 animals — and nine smaller groups of two or three wolves. Washington Post, "Report: Wolves continue comeback in Oregon after eradication," 12 Apr. 2018 In its feed are memes of men walking in wolf packs wearing the exact same bland gray or navy fleece vest. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Outdoor Voices Is Launching Fleeces That Are the Anti-Version of the #MidtownUniform," 24 Oct. 2018 The wolf pack is living in the Kettle River Range, the same area that the Profanity Peak Pack once occupied. Evan Bush, The Seattle Times, "Washington state to kill more wolves in Ferry County," 12 Sep. 2018 Their research paper, published in the academic journal PLOS Biology, said that out of 10 or 11 wolf packs currently in Slovenia, five live on both sides of the Slovenia-Croatia border. Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY, "Border walls aim to keep out migrants, but also threaten bears, deer, other wildlife," 24 May 2018 The report did not include a map of wolf packs or details on wolf mortality over the last year. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Smith: With at least 900 wolves in the state, it's time to gauge public attitudes again," 6 June 2018 Wisconsin had a minimum of 905 gray wolves and 238 wolf packs last winter, according to the 2017-'18 tracking survey by the Department of Natural Resources. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Smith: With at least 900 wolves in the state, it's time to gauge public attitudes again," 6 June 2018 Just 1:21 later, Hubert Labrie scored a goal of his own, his first point in 16 games with the wolf Pack, which would knot the game up at 3-3 with 6:29 remaining in the second period. Staff Report, courant.com, "Wolf Pack Win Streak Hits Three With 6-4 Victory Over Americans," 18 Mar. 2018 Ravens and gray jays that pick at our leavings in cities and towns would revert back to following wolf packs, and the pigeons that live in Fairbanks might find life impossible at 40 below without the warm exhaust of heated buildings. Ned Rozell, Anchorage Daily News, "How Alaska wildlife would fare in a world without humans," 7 Apr. 2018

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1941, in the meaning defined above

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