Wolf Eyes

photo credit: Annie Marie Musselman
Photo credit: Annie Marie Musselman

“Wolves look right through you, don’t they?”

That’s what a Yellowstone biologist told me in 1995, as we watched the first reintroduced wolves in America. The Soda Butte family scampered with their pups and loped across a high meadow. Even from half a mile away, the wolves were keenly aware of our presence.

From the photographer: Annie Marie Musselman:

“HOW CAN I photograph anything from behind a fence?” I wondered, given the restriction at Wolf Haven International that my subjects would be on one side of the barrier and me on the other.



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Brenda Peterson

Brenda Peterson


Brenda Peterson is the author of over 20 books, including Duck and Cover, a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year,” and the memoir I Want to Be Left Behind.