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Three Among the Wolves
by Helen Thayer

Three Among the Wolves 
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  Helen and Bill Thayer, accompanied by their part-wolf, mostly Husky dog, Charlie, set out on foot to live among wild wolf packs-first in the Canadian Yukon and then in the Arctic. They eventually set up camp within 100 feet of a wolf den, and are greeted with apprehension at first. They establish trust over time, because the wolves accept Charlie as the alpha male of the newly arrived ""pack."" The Thayers discover the complexities of wolf family structure, including how pups are reared and how the injured are tenderly cared for. They view the intricacies of the hunt firsthand-how ravens direct wolves to prey in exchange for carrion-as well as the wolves' finely honed survival skills and engaging playfulness. Readers observe the ways Helen and Bill model pack behavior and how they address an unforeseen event: the Arctic wolves lure Charlie to join them.

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Weight:0.36 kg
Price: CDN$ 21.50 (US$ 20.92)
Author:Helen Thayer
Publisher:Sasquatch Books
Seattle, WA
Publication Date:2004
Pages:238 pp
Size/Dimensions:8 1/2 x 5 1/2


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