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Op-ed: The wolf and I

Op-ed: The wolf and I

A story of love, history and lupine politics

My obsession with Canis lupus began when I was five years old. A local wildlife refuge brought a grey wolf to the Charleston museum in Charleston, SC as a form of educational outreach, and my mother — who jumped at any chance to expose her children to nature – packed my sister and me into the car. I was not afraid, as children often are when they think of wolves. More…

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