A wolf called Romeo

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"No stranger to wildlife, Nick Jans had lived in Alaska for nearly thirty years. But when one evening at twilight a lone black wolf ambled into view not far from his doorstep, Nick would finally come to know this mystical species--up close as never before. A Wolf Called Romeo is the remarkable story of a wolf who returned again and again to interact with the people and dogs of Juneau, living on the edges of their community, engaging in an improbable, awe-inspiring interspecies dance and bringing the wild into sharp focus. At first the people of Juneau were guarded, torn between shoot first, ask questions later instincts and curiosity. But as Romeo began to tag along with cross-country skiers on their daily jaunts, play fetch with local dogs, or simply lie near Nick and nap under the sun, they came to accept Romeo, and he them. For Nick it was about trying to understand Romeo, then it was about winning his trust, and ultimately it was about watching over him, for as long as he or anyone could. Written with a deft hand and a searching heart, A Wolf Called Romeo is an unforgettable tale of a creature who defied nature and thus gave humans a chance to understand it a little more"--
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subject_facet BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Environmentalists & Naturalists
Human-animal relationships -- Alaska
NATURE / Animals / General
NATURE / Animals / Wolves
PETS / Dogs / General
Poaching -- Alaska
Romeo -- (Wolf)
Romeo -- (Wolf), -- -2009
Wolves -- Alaska -- Biography
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title_short A wolf called Romeo
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Poaching
Romeo
Wolves