Photo of the Day

Timber wolves licking each other
January 13, 2011

Timber Wolves

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos The secret behaviors of the timber wolves revealed in this photograph ascribe almost human attributes within the realm of affection and offerings of familial respect. We see activity pictured that normally stays well hidden from the human eye. It touches our heart and leaves us feeling as though a pet has just wandered through our mind leaving a lasting impression as less than fearless creature, but a caring and giving huggable friend. Yet their complexities we know exist. (This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot. Have a great shot? Send it to us for possible publication in National Geographic magazine.) See photos of the March 2010 story "Wolf Wars" » Learn more about wolves »
Photograph by Jacqueline Crivello, Your Shot

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