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Black Wolf Pack | This wolf was photographed near West Yellowstone in winter. The wolf ...

Black Wolf Pack | This wolf was photographed near West Yellowstone in winter. The wolf ...

Wolves develop close relationships and strong social bonds. They often demonstrate deep affection for their family and may even sacrifice themselves to protect the family unit

Wolves develop close relationships and strong social bonds. They often demonstrate deep affection for their family and may even sacrifice themselves to protect the family unit

LOVE BLACK WOLVES!! Stunningly handsome!                                                                                                                                                                                 More

LOVE BLACK WOLVES!! Stunningly handsome! More

The Black Wolf is a melanistic colour variant of the grey wolf (Canis lupus).  Genetic research has shown that wolves with black pelts owe their distinctive coloration to a mutation which occurred in domestic dogs, and was carried to wolves through wolf-dog hybridisation.

The Black Wolf is a melanistic colour variant of the grey wolf (Canis lupus). Genetic research has shown that wolves with black pelts owe their distinctive coloration to a mutation which occurred in domestic dogs, and was carried to wolves through wolf-dog hybridisation.

black wolf ,   so mystical, strong, and independent.  a pure WONDER of the wilderness!

black wolf , so mystical, strong, and independent. a pure WONDER of the wilderness!

Stalker-first encounter\nThis young Black wolf approaches assuming his stalking stance.\nWhile a large wolf is not normally a threat to humans they can take on a frightening appearance.\nI encounters this beautiful specimen while photographing other subjects with a large telephoto lens.

Stalker-first encounter\nThis young Black wolf approaches assuming his stalking stance.\nWhile a large wolf is not normally a threat to humans they can take on a frightening appearance.\nI encounters this beautiful specimen while photographing other subjects with a large telephoto lens.

The wolves are special. Before the modern wolves their ancestors riders found a magic amulet that could tame the wolves. Instead of making them their slaves they ride them.

The wolves are special. Before the modern wolves their ancestors riders found a magic amulet that could tame the wolves. Instead of making them their slaves they ride them.

Alistair (left) ) Out with this derp head, Nicole. *laughs* She's awesome

Alistair (left) ) Out with this derp head, Nicole. *laughs* She's awesome