The Nature of Wolves – #07 Discovering Your Power Animal

Shamanism isn’t a religion as such because it is a Universal practice that involves connecting your spiritual sub conscious with your conscious state to see and interact with the spirit world and channel energies into this world. A Shaman usually enters into a trance state during a personal or public ritual, and practices divination andContinue reading “The Nature of Wolves – #07 Discovering Your Power Animal”

The Nature of Wolves – #05 Strength of the Pack

For most of the 20th century, researchers believed that gray wolf packs formed each winter among independent and unrelated wolves that lived near each other. They had reached this conclusion from observing groups of wolves that had been taken from various zoos and thrown together in captivity. Under these circumstances, researchers observed that wolves wouldContinue reading “The Nature of Wolves – #05 Strength of the Pack”

The Nature of Wolves – #04 The Domesticated Wolf

All modern dogs are believed to have descended from the Eurasian grey wolf, one subspecies of which branched off and began interacting with humans between 30,000 and 40,000 years ago. The wolves foraged around human campsites, gradually growing less inhibited. Once their potential as companions and workmates became apparent, they were domesticated and selectively bred.Continue reading “The Nature of Wolves – #04 The Domesticated Wolf”

The Nature of Wolves – #03 Wolves and Early Humans

Humans and dogs were constant companions well before our ancestors settled in villages and started growing crops 10,000 years ago. Partnership with early wolves and early breeds of dog made homo sapiens successful hunters. Previously, it was thought that domesticated dogs worked on farms. However, there is growing evidence that dogs and wolves first befriendedContinue reading “The Nature of Wolves – #03 Wolves and Early Humans”

The Nature of Wolves – #02 Evolution of Wolves

On 21 May 2015, results of research into the genetic makeup and ancestry of wolves and dogs was published in the Current Biology Journal. Genetic evidence from an ancient wolf bone discovered lying on the tundra in Siberia’s Taimyr Peninsula reveals that wolves and dogs split from their common ancestor at least 27,000 years ago.Continue reading “The Nature of Wolves – #02 Evolution of Wolves”