Quick Wolf facts: Wolf- Canis lupus Order- Carnivore, Family- Canidae, A wolf has 42 teeth, With 1600 pnds of pressure so they can rip and tear their food. A wolf can run from 28-40 miles per hour for up to 20 minutes. In North America there is 5 recognized sub-species of the wolf. A wolfs smell is 100x greater then a human. The alpha wolf is the highest ranking in the pack, The beta wolf is the second The omega is the last A wolfs front feet are larger then their back. Although wolves are feared, documented attacks on people are extremely rare.