How Wolf Became Dog

By Sid Gustafson
Mar 28, 2019 · 2,060 words · 8 minutes

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From the author: Why dogs bark, and wolves howl.


How Wolf Became Dog

by Sid Gustafson

Nina took an interest in wolves as a young child. She grew up with her dog, Lick, and it was Lick who taught her a keen awareness regarding the nature of animals. Nina could see some animals lived with people, while other animals stayed away from people, and in the case of Licks cousin the wolf, far away. Although Nina grew up on the edge of Glacier Park where wolves have raised their families for millennia, she had never seen a wolf. She heard a wolf...

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