An Unexpected Turn

May 21, 2015 | Greg Dodge

She’s back!

 

Not a welcoming posture.

Not a welcoming posture.

 

After over a month and a half of peaceful coexistence (downright playful coexistence) between our two red wolves, the female has resorted back to her aggressive behavior towards our male red wolf.

I watched this morning as the male pawed at a small tree just outside the den in which our female spends much of her time. He was obviously trying to get the female’s attention. He did. The female emerged with a most unfriendly greeting.

 

What's the meaning of this aggression?

What’s the meaning of this aggression?

 

Let’s hope this behavior is short-lived.

 

 

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