Skip to comments.Call of the wild: Amazing reaction of wolves who come running when woman who befriended them in wood
Posted on 03/29/2012 3:12:16 PM PDT by Nachum
They are related to the domestic dog, which many of us live with side-by-side each day.
But despite their friendly relations, wolves are not known for getting on quite so well with humans.
Often living in the wilderness, they are fearsome predators which can bring down animals twice their size.
But as these incredible images show, they clearly have a softer side.
When a woman - known only as Anita - returned to the pack of wolves which she had socialised with for two years they reacted with sheer delight.
As she sat in the snow, the four wolves raced down a hillside towards her - something which would normally strike terror in any human being.
But rather than looking for something to eat, the wolves simply wanted to be reunited with the woman they obviously adore.
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Reminds me of that jack-wipe who used to mess around with bears until one ate him.
definitely a babe
well, she will be... until the wolves get a bit more hungry
just doesn’t seem smart to me (kept thinking of the monkey woman as i watched that video)
If that was the actual wild, those wolves would likely not be near those people....unless there's no deer or caribou. Then you don't want to see them. AWOOOOOOOOOOOO.
Any animal that can take down a moose I respect.
Packs of feral dogs are far more dangerous to humans than most wolf packs.
Remember wolves became our domestic dog through selection. The ones who tended not to eat the children were permitted to stay around. Of course there were the cultures who ate the wolves, but that’s another story.
As long as both sides remember who they are, everything will be fine. When either side crosses the line a little too much, it will probably be bad for the wolves. The babe is supposed to be smart enough to be more than a wolf,eh.
At least this was at a zoo in Norway. I still don't condone it. I wouldn't want to see a pretty lady get eaten like that.
There was some great dominance-submission action there at the end once they got over greeting the woman.
Yes, that was his name, Timothy Treadwell, whose last words, sadly, were “HIT IT WITH THE FRYING PA”.
Well, for the moment, they loved her for who she was and not for her body. Something to be said for THAT!
I agree, but I wouldn't want to tangle with either pack. Wolves are less dangerous only because they avoid people just as much as people avoid them. Even it's close cousin the coyote moves very well without being seen despite being everywhere. I hear them often at night, but rarely see one. Wolves are in my state too, but only in the Upper Peninsula. I've never seen one. Dogs usually don't have a fear of people.
Wow, that’s amazing to watch, they acted just like happy dogs. It was interesting to watch the little bit of ‘rivalry’ going on to the right of her.
If you check the ear and tail positions, the two more dominant wolves are asserting themselves over the subordinates.
It would seem wolves have the same trait as their canine cousins. If you want to know what’s on their mind,check out the tail.
We Alaskans refer to him as Timothy Snackwell.
Anytime wild critters become habituated to humans it usualy ends badly for them, unless they’re in a zoo.
I lurked here for years before I posted, and I remember there was a female Freeper who kept two wolves at home....I think she had raised them from cubs. She had a picture of them on her profile. I wish I could remember her FR name.
Any time she wants to test the theory that they are wild or tame, she can try stumbling and falling down prone in front of them. If she’s still there after two minutes, they are tame.
There is a little-known phenomenon called "instinctive drift," which means that over time instinctive patterns will come to override even well-learned but more superficial behavior patterns. This woman could be in for a very rude surprise some day when she least expects it.
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