The photo above was taken in July of 2007. Dakota is a yearling now, a lot bigger and stronger and full of energy, fond of jumping all over his visitors.
Wolf kisses are often accompanied by bruises. Imagine a hundred pounds of excited puppy, with a jawbone of steel. These photos may look peaceful, but keep in mind that the wolf is squirming the entire time.
Here is the 2006 picture again for comparison.
Photos Copyright © 2006, 2007 by Patricia Nagle. All rights reserved.