What is wolverine?

  • (noun): Stocky shaggy-coated North American carnivorous mammal.
    Synonyms: carcajou, skunk bear, Gulo luscus
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The wolverine, pronounced /ˈwʊlvəriːn/, Gulo gulo (Gulo is Latin for "glutton"), also referred to as glutton, carcajou, skunk bear, or quickhatch, is the largest land-dwelling species of the family Mustelidae (weasels). It is a stocky and muscular carnivore, more closely resembling a small bear than other mustelids. The wolverine has a reputation for ferocity and strength out of proportion to its size, with the documented ability to kill prey many times its size.

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... destroys the X-Mansion on the moment that Wolverine was leaving ... an anti-mutant group called the Mutant Response Division (or MRD for short) hunt Wolverine and arrest a family that helped him ... In the end, Wolverine decides to find the other X-Men and fight the MRD ...
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