From the world-famous couple who lived alongside a three-generation wolf pack, this book of inspiration, drawn from the wild, will fascinate animal and nature lovers alike.For six years Jim and Jamie Dutcher lived intimately with a pack of wolves, gaining their trust as no one has before. In this book the Dutchers reflect on the virtues they observed in wolf society and behavior. Each chapter exemplifies a principle, such as kindness, teamwork, playfulness, respect, curiosity, and compassion. Their heartfelt stories combine into a thought-provoking meditation on the values shared between the human and the animal world. Occasional photographs bring the wolves and their behaviors into absorbing focus....
|Title||:||The Wisdom of Wolves: Lessons from the Sawtooth Pack|
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The Wisdom of Wolves: Lessons from the Sawtooth Pack Reviews
It took me awhile to appreciate the work of Jim and Jody Dutcher. I did not understand the value of a setting where humans and wolves lived in close proximity. It seemed that their observations would be contaminated. What was not clear to me was that in living close to the wolves, they came to understand the values, thinking, and emotions of the wolves. They learned that adult male wolves protected all young wolves, not just their own. He observed deliberate and difficult decision-making in the ...more
I have long been a fan of the Dutchers - their work stands as a testament to the amazing creatures we call wolves. And as this book makes clear - we humans have far more in common with wolves than we realize...or like to admit. Taking character traits that we value as humans, the Dutchers show how those very same traits exist in wolves. This book is, frankly, a love letter to the wolves they have known and studied - and a call for humans to do better and to be better when it comes to these amazi ...more
I had a difficult time deciding how to review this book. Parts of it were really good but I had a difficult time with the premise and that kept me from loving this book. In this review I will explain what I liked about the book and what problems I had and anyone who read the review can decide for themselves which side of the fence they fall on. Do the pros outweigh the cons? I’m still not sure. (Hence the middle of the road, 3-star rating)
This book provides a lot of insight into wolves— how they ...more
This book serves as a witness to the complex emotional lives of wolves. Great stories told in very different but well written and visually descriptive voices. You will, more than once, shed a tear. Very educational and more importantly enjoyable.
Love me a good animal book. The at times breathless writing holds this back a bit, but it’s still fun and informative.