In appreciation for Owl McCloud’s 10 Most Beautiful animals, and for ranking the wolf as number one beautiful animal, here is a wolf chum of the family dog (photos taken in the 90s):
Note: Wolves can’t be kept as pets in the US. This one was taken from its owner. I hope and like to think Kona was taken to Wolf Haven.
People can have wolf-dog mixes though, and the owner went on to have mixed pets, also magnificent animals.
However there is a lot to be said for a thousand years of breeding. (Owl McCloud loves dogs too, so here is our last dog:)
Best friend of childhood: