1. The Great Plains wolf—also known as
the Buffalo wolf or Loafer—once roamed the area from southern
Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Canada to Northern Texas. This medium-sized
wolf can be any color.
2. Everything is perfect coming from the hands of the Creator;
everything degenerates in the hands of man.
3. Aesop’s “The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing” A wolf found
great difficulty in getting at the sheep owing to the vigilance of the
shepherd and his dogs. But one day it found the skin of a sheep that
had been flayed and thrown aside…so it put it on its own pelt and
strolled down among the sheep. The Lamb that belonged to the sheep,
whose skin the Wolf was wearing, began to follow the Wolf in the
Sheep’s clothing…so, leading the Lamb a little apart, he soon made
a meal off her, and for some time he succeeded in deceiving the sheep
and enjoying hearty meals. Moral: Appearances are deceptive.
4. The Tiberan wolf lives in mainland China, Manchuria, Mongolia,
Tibet and southwestern Russia. This medium sized wolf has long,
lightly colored fur.
5. Wolves are important totem animals in many Native American
cultures. In these cultures, wolves are not perceived as competitors
but respected as teachers and guides in the ways of the wild.
6. Wolves are often relocated in a process called “soft release”.
The wolves are kept in pens to help them adjust to their new
environment for several weeks, which eliminates the wolves homing
instinct and prevents them from trying to return to their original
7. The time will come when men…will look on the murder of animals as
they now look on the murder of men.
Leonardo da Vinci
8. Protection for wolves in Russia is limited to a few nature
reserves. Elsewhere throughout the country, wolves are routinely
persecuted, and in some regions bounties are paid for their pelts.
9. Wolves are carnivores, but they also eat earthworms, grasshoppers
and berries and sometimes fish.
10. Wolves can eat up to every five to six hours when food is
plentiful. They can also fast, living on scraps for two weeks
when food is scarce.