In the Company of Wolves

Wolf in Yellowstone

Jim Peaco, NPS (CC0)

August 5, 2017

While their domesticated cousins sleep on our beds, Congress debates wild wolves’ survival. This hour, we’ll explore our complicated relationship with our canine cousins, and the feelings they evoke – fear, hatred, and also love.

  1. What If Your Best Friend Is A Wolf?

    Legendary wolf biologist Rick McIntyre took a moment from his own wolf watching to explain the relationship between humans and wolves.

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  2. How Coyotes Won The War We've Waged On Them

    Unlike their canine relatives, coyotes have thrived in the U.S. Despite having been hunted just as intensely as wolves, coyotes have survived.  Somehow, coyotes just spread, everywhere. Dan Flores told Steve Paulson how.

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  3. A Lesson in Resilience From Markoe's Best Friend

    Merrill Markoe loves dogs. She’s written two novels and many comic essays about our furry friends. Doug Gordon sat down to talk with her about how dogs became our besties.

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  4. Revealing the Aristocratic Lifestyles of "Monster Dogs"

    Kirsten Bakis first wrote her story of biomechanically-enhanced, hyper-intelligent dogs 20 years ago, and it’s been a cult favorite ever since. So why create a post-modern Frankenstein story with dogs at the heart of the tale?

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