Category Archives: Canine Cousins: Wolves

More on the Mongolian Bhankar Dog & Dog Origins in General

The Mongolian Bankhar Project, from the Institute of Canine Biology Mongolian Bankhar Project Coordinator: Bruce Elfstrom MS (Nomadic Guardian’s Foundation), Douglas Lally (Scientific Field Coordinator), Scientific Team: Carol Beuchat PhD (Institute of Canine Biology, and UC Berkeley), Sundev Gombobaatar PhD (Univ of Mongolia), … Continue reading

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Collared: Politics and Personalities in Oregon’s Wolf Country

Here is a journalist-cum-geographer’s well documented account of the often contentious issue of wolves in Oregon – their reintroduction, recovery and management. “They are not the boogeyman, or storybook monsters aiming to prey upon the young or old,” the author … Continue reading

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A Wolf Called Romeo

A Wolf Called Romeo, by Nick Jans. Book Review, nonfiction. A Wolf Called Romeo is about the life and times of a black wolf who entered remarkably into the lives of the residents of Juneau, Alaska between 2003 and 2009. … Continue reading

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In the Temple of Wolves – A Review

Canine: an animal of the family Canidae, especially a dog; characteristic of or resembling dogs, wolves, or related animals. (American Heritage Dictionary) Canidae: a natural family of doglike mammals including wolves, domestic dogs, coyotes, jackals, foxes and hyenas. (Webster’s Revised Unabridged … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: ‘Part Wild: Caught Between the Worlds of Wolves and Dogs’ by Ceiridwen Terrill (Scribner, 2011; ISBN 978-1-4516-3481-5) Want to raise a wolfdog? This fascinating read convinced me why I don’t!… ‘Part Wild’ is a detailed memoir that reveals … Continue reading

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