My, What Big Teeth: Wolves Gallery

Surrounded by Snow

gray wolf surrounded by snow

(Image credit: Tracy Brooks | Mission Wolf | USFWS)

Despite the "big bad wolf" reputation, wolves almost never attack humans. Here, a gray wolf takes a stroll after a snowfall.

Remy Melina was a staff writer for Live Science from 2010 to 2012. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication from Hofstra University where she graduated with honors.