Wolves at Our Door: The Extraordinary Story of the Couple Who Lived With Wolves (Paperback)
For centuries wolves have haunted the human imagination. It has been accepted as conventional wisdom that they are savage predators, creatures of nightmare. Determined to overcome such misconceptions, Jim and Jamie Dutcher spent six years in a tented c...
Wolves are so intelligent and elusive that they alter their behavior when closely observed by humans. By socializing with the pack from the time they were pups, the Dutchers were able to gain the wolves' trust and observe their behavior in a way that few people ever have. What they witnessed was remarkable: a complex nature oriented toward family life, antic play, and strong social bonds.
Yet Wolves at Our Door is much more than a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a wildlife documentary, more than an exploration of animal behavior. It is the story of two people, brought together by their devotion to wildlife and held together by their belief in each other. It is about their struggle to keep the project alive amid marauding mountain lions, forest fires, subzero temperatures - and the never-ending storm of controversy that surrounds the wolf.
|Genre||NATURE / Animals / Mammals|
|Publisher Date||2003-02-04 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||0.9 lb|
|Subtitle||The Extraordinary Story of the Couple Who Lived With Wolves|
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