Bears at Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center in MT have jobs: try to open coolers/dumpsters/containers of treats. If bears can't make more than a tiny hole, the item is certified bear-proof. The GWDC is the only place where products can earn a certificate from the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee. outsideonline.com/2417218…
Jonah Hill had to be hospitalised while filming The Wolf of Wall Street because he snorted too much fake cocaine. independent.co.uk/news/pe…
The movie "The Wolf of Wall Street" set a Guinness World Records record title for most swearing in one film. Saying the f-word 506 times with an average of 2.81 times per minute. guinnessworldrecords.com/…
Due to an unfortunate mistranslation from the original ancient Greek word Lycopersicon (literally "Wolf Peach") tomatoes were blamed for turning people into werewolves if they ate them. anchor.fm/foodhistory/epi…
Today I learned about the extinct Antarctic wolf, which was the only land mammal native to the Falkland Islands and was so tame that "it was possible to lure the animal with a chunk of meat held in one hand, and kill it with a knife held in the other" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fal…
When people act like Frankenstein's monster, they often stretch their arms out in front of them because of the 1943 movie Frankenstein Meets the Wolf-Man. In the movie the monster is blinded and has to walk holding his hands in front of him. wikipedia.org/wiki/Franke…
There are 14 original ancient dog breeds that are directly related to the Wolf. mypawsitivelypets.com/201…
The legendary dire wolf may not have been a wolf at all sciencemag.org/news/2021/…
The first public performance of "Baby It's Cold Outside" was in a movie set in the summer and performed first by Ricardo MontalbΓ‘n, the actor who played Khan in Star Trek 2, and Esther Williams. Later in the movie, the gender roles of the "wolf and "mouse" are reversed for comic effect.http youtu.be/iImqdl7gsHY
In some early versions of Little Red Riding Hood, the girl and the wolf eat Grandma together. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lit…
Today I learned about Twenty-one: the Alpha of the largest wolfpack in history. Twenty-one never lost a fight, and was a gentle and empathic leader. He loved to wrestle with the pups and letting them win. "Twenty-one was the perfect wolf". theweek.com/articles/5776…
In some earlier version of Little Red Ridding Hood the wolf tricks her into eating grandma along with him cbc.ca/amp/1.3951441
Jordan Belfort, the Wolf of Wall Street, was the executive producer of the movie "Santa with Muscles" (1996), which is often in the rankings for the worst christmas movie of all time. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San…
The Wolf of Wall Street movie was funded by a fraudulent bond scheme run by Goldman Sachs employees and a Malaysian PM. bbc.com/news/business-535…
When practicing for the D-Day landings in "Exercise Tiger" at least 749 Americans were killed by friendly fire and a "wolf pack" of 6 German E-boats who stumbled on the LST ships in the dark. D-Day was nearly called off because 10 officers who knew the exact plans went missing. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exe…
An unusual friendship between a Female Grey Wolf and a Male Brown Bear was spotted every night for 10 days straight, spending several hours together between 8pm to 4am. They would even share food together. blog.nationalgeographic.o…
Whales originate from creatures that walked on earth and resembled a wolf. baleinesendirect.org/en/d…
From 1847, Rudolf Wolf started counting sunspots. He peered through a telescope every day, if he could, and recorded the number of spots he observed. Today, all sorts of models use Wolf's sunspot record to predict things like the climate, the orbit of satellites, and the stability of power grids skyandtelescope.org/astro…
Both the Tibetan mastiff and Tibetan people have the same genetic adaptation to high altitude in the gene EPAS1: the mastiff got it from interbreeding with the Tibetan gray wolf, while Tibetans got it from long-ago admixture between humans and Denisovans academic.oup.com/mbe/arti…
Jonah Hill asked for $10,000,000 to play the Riddler in β€œThe Batman” (twice Robert Pattinson’s salary), even though he worked on β€œThe Wolf Of Wall Street” for only $60,000 en.wikipedia.org/w/index.…
Today I learned of Matvey Kuzmin, known as 'Lone Wolf', the oldest person to be awarded Hero of the Soviet Union. During WW2, a Nazi battalion paid him to lead them to the rear of Russian defenses. Instead, he led the battalion directly into an ambush. Realizing his betrayal, the Nazis killed him. He was 83. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mat…
David Mech, who came up with the concept of the alpha wolf, later rejected the notion and now teaches against it. davemech.org/wolf-news-an…
Today I learned the African Golden Jackal, the animal upon which the ancient Egyptian god Anubis is thought to be based, was reclassified as a wolf in 2015. theguardian.com/science/g…
"Wolf Tree" is the term used to describe trees that were not cut down during deforestation and left to grow in the new growth forests of New England. americanforests.org/magaz…
The study that yeilded the concept of the alpha wolf (commonly used by people to justify aggressive behaviour) originated in a debunked model using just a few wolves in captivity. Its originator spent years trying to stop the myth to no avail. businessinsider.com/no-su…
During World War I, a series of wolf attacks made Russian and German soldiers team up to fight wolves. After seeing wolves attack wounded soldiers and children, the commanders on both sides signed a temporary armistice, and killed hundreds of wolves. They then resumed fighting each other. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
Jonah Hill was hospitalised with bronchitis after shooting for "The Wolf of Wall Street". He had been snorting Vitamin D for close to seven months since the movie involved several scenes of coke snorting. independent.co.uk/news/pe…
In the German city of Wolfsburg, created for Volkswagen workers, there is a football club owned by Volkswagen, which plays at the Volkswagen stadium and which was coached by a manager called Wolfgang Wolf en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VfL…
The best-selling German novels of all time involve a native American fighting together with a German cowboy in the Wild West. This created a subculture of tens of thousands of Germans that, to this day, call each other by names such as "White Wolf", dress in animal fur, and live in teepees. utne.com/mind-and-body/ge…
The 1989 teen fantasy comedy "Teen Witch" was originally pitched as the female version of "Teen Wolf" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tee…
The Sheriff of Nottingham from the Disney version of Robin Hood was supposed to be a goat, but was changed to a wolf because the director wanted to stick to traditional animal stereotypes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/She…
"in bocca al lupo", an Italian phrase that translates to "in the mouth of the wolf", is an idiom used to wish someone good luck. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_…
There's a Japanese children's book called "Chirin no Suzu" (Chirin's Bell) about a lamb seeking revenge for a wolf killing his mother. The story is based on the author's (Takashi Yanase) experiences in World War 2. A film adaptation of the book was made in 1978 by Sanrio. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rin…
After the scene where Margot Robbie has sex with Leonardo DiCaprio on a pile of money in 'Wolf of Wall Street', Robbie ended the scene with her back covered in paper cuts from the fake money they used thedailybeast.com/margot-…
Wolf of Wall Street was funded by money embezzled from the Malaysian government. nbcnews.com/news/us-news/…
The Wolf of Wall Street, with a fuck count of 857, is the 3rd highest ranked movie measured by how many times the word "fuck" was used. At 3.16fpm, it also has the 5th highest rank for fucks per minute. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
There is no such thing as an "alpha" in a wolf pack. Wolf packs operate more like human families: there is no defined sense of rank, parents are in charge until the young grow up, younger wolves don't overthrow an "alpha" to become the new leader, and social dominance fights are situational en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Bears can be chased off by dogs, as they associate them with wolves, or humans. Where there's one wolf, there's usually a pack waiting. (Or some human with a gun/phone with animal control) bearwithus.org/understand…
The maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) is the largest canid of South America. It is neither a fox nor a wolf. It is the only species in the genus Chrysocyon which literally means "golden dog", and it communicates mainly by scent markings and a kind of "roar-barking." Its urine smells like weed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
, spiked dog collars were once used to protect shepherding dogs from wolf attacks. Wolves would first go for the throat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wol…
The Tamaskan dogs are a finnish crossbreed made to resemble wolfs, with their thick coats, straight bushy tails and gray wolf fur color. Despite their lupine appearance, they are a recognized dog breed, and can be trained as therapy dogs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tam…
A 3,000-acre wilderness wolf sanctuary in Frazier Park, CA helps heal military veterans who have treatment-resistent PTSD. Vets are paired with hurt, abandoned and exploited captive wolves/wolf-dog hybrids to tend to daily. laweekly.com/this-wolf-sa…
In 2019, a mammoth tusk hunter found a perfectly preserved 32,000 year-old wolf head smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
South Carolina is the only state with an official spider- The Carolina Wolf Spider southcarolinaparks.com/se…
Jonah Hill was hospitalized while filming Wolf of Wall Street from snorting too much fake cocaine independent.co.uk/news/pe…
Today I learned of the Fuegian dog, the only dog naturally domesticated not from the wolf, but from the fox. Now extinct, it was a companion of the Yaghan people living at very tip of Tierra del Fuego. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fue…
In Kyrgyzstan they play sport called Kok-Boru. It's like Polo but as a ball they use dead goat(used to use dead wolf) smithsonianmag.com/people…
Jordan Belfort (Wolf of Wall Street) and Stratton Oakmont's suit against Prodigy led to the development of Section 230 of the CDA wikipedia.org/wiki/Sectio…
The Stratton Oakmont firm (of Wolf of Wall Street fame) sued Prodigy ISP for a post on their forums discussing potential fraud surrounding the IPO of Solomon Page Ltd. dmlp.org/threats/stratton…
Wolf packs do not have an "alpha wolf", nor do younger wolves "overthrow" the leader. io9.gizmodo.com/why-every…

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