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11 animals that mate for life

By: Bryan Nelson on Feb. 12, 2010, 11:50 a.m.

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Often portrayed as tricksters and con artists in popular folklore, wolves have a family life that is more loyal and pious than most human relationships. Normally, packs consist of a male, a female and their offspring, essentially making wolf packs akin to a nuclear family.