The wolverine is classified as May Be at Risk in the current General Status of Alberta Wild Species report. See:
Also see the Status of the wolverine in Alberta report at:
In a subsequent detailed status assessment, Alberta's Endangered Species Conservation Committee identified the wolverine
as a Data Deficient in 2001. See information on the Endangered Species Conservation Committee and Species of Special Concern
- Little is known about the population trends of this sparsely distributed and secretive animal.
- Numbers may be declining in Alberta as a result of human disturbance and habitat fragmentation.
Wolverine name game
"Glutton," "skunk bear" and carcajou (evil one) are names given to this solitary, seldom seen animal.
Updated: Jan 8, 2014