Photograph showing Ruth Wilson kissing Homer the timber wolf

Made:
1965-11-28

Life Magazine
© Time Inc 1968

Life Magazine
© Time Inc 1968

Time Inc./LIFE magazine photograph. Caption on back reads: 'Dr. Grzimek is an expert on animal psychology--especially wolves. Animal behavious, he explains, is much more closely related to human behaviour than most people think. Wolves, for instance, exchange greetings by gently biting each other's muzzles. This giant timber wold, Homer, is one of six living in American housewife Ruth Wilson's back garden in a St Louis suburb. And he's so loving that he always welcomes her with a big kiss -- exactly like an affectionate human'.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/30024
Materials:
ink, paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Daily Herald Archive at National Science and Media Museum

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