This page deals with the wolverine, a Northern Region animal. For information about the Marvel Comics superhero, see Wolverine (comics).
The Wolverine (Gulo gulo) is the largest species of the Mustelidae family, it is also called the Glutton or Carcajou. It is a stocky and muscular omnivorous (but largely carnivorous) animal with brownish-black hair that can weigh up to 15kg (male), and is 70-90cm long with a 20cm tail. Its overall appearance looks somewhat like a small bear with a long tail.
The University of Michigan's sports teams are named after the wolverine.