Profile of a black bear being playful

Sometimes there is a story we enjoy so much that we want to repeat it, like this one from our archives. Originally written in 2010, the bears still love their marshmallows---and still don't like taking pills. There comes a time in the course of events when you have to give a bear a pill---or in Major Bear’s case, eight of them, twice a day. You might think it was easy. With a wolf, as long as there is breath in their body, put it in a piece of meat and they wolf it down, no questions asked. If there is any difficulty at all, you keep a second piece of meat in your other hand and they'll focus so much on that piece that they might miss the fact that they wolfed down the first while eyeing...

Adult gray wolf with gray wolf pup
21 October 2016


We named her Earthfire because she had a fire in her belly to protect anything vulnerable. Here she greets another wolf’s puppy, melting in a puddle of maternal feeling.   [gallery size="full" ids="2124,2123,2122,2121,2120,2119,2118"]

Gray wolf panting
15 July 2016


A cool and independent wolf, Cucumber changed dramatically after a near death experience and became a wolf ambassador to humans.   [gallery size="full" ids="909,914,913,915"]

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Profile of a gray wolf
15 July 2016


Apricot the wolf cured herself from distemper to the brain, but was left with neurological symptoms that could not be treated by western medicine. She was cured by energy work that she amazingly, immediately embraced from a strange human.   [gallery size="full" ids="1718,1716,1719,1717"]

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Face of a gray wolf
15 July 2016


Thunder was a magnificent wolf who lived to a ripe old age. When he passed, all of the wolves grieved, and howled him through his passage.   [gallery size="full" ids="1722,1724,1723,1725"]

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