Friday, January 20, 2017

The company of wolves

A surefire way to animate an afternoon is to let a child share space with a wild animal. While most children do not normally get to see wolves up close, Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary facilitates such encounters. The organization, based in Ramah, New Mexico, rescues displaced wolves and offers them lifetime sanctuary. It also educates the public on “wild wolves and wolf-dogs in captivity, and the difference between wild and domestic animals” — an important distinction to be aware of in a time when wild spaces are shrinking, and it is no longer unusual for coyotes and wolves to wander into our backyards...more

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