Tag Archives: Wolves

13th Century: Brother Wolf

OF THE MOST HOLY MIRACLE OF ST FRANCIS IN TAMING THE FIERCE WOLF OF GUBBIO At the time when St Francis was living in the city of Gubbio, a large wolf appeared in the neighbourhood, so terrible and so fierce, … Continue reading

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1903: Little Red Riding Hood and Friends

Illustrations from W. W. Denslow’s 1903 series of picture books: Little Red Riding Hood, Denslow’s Humpty Dumpty, The Three Bears, Old Mother Hubbard, and House that Jack Built. Denslow is best known as the illustrator of L. Frank Baum’s The … Continue reading

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2006: Wilderness

Mark Dion: Mobile Wilderness Wolf Unit (2006)

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1753: The Wolf Peach

In 1753, Linnaeus gave the tomato its Latin species name lycopersicum, which means “wolf peach.” Image: Luis Meléndez: Still Life with Tomatoes, a Bowl of Aubergines and Onions (c. 1771-1774)

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2009: Wolf Story

José Luis Rodriguez: Storybook Wolf (2009). Rodriguez was stripped of the Natural History Museum’s wildlife photographer of the year award after judges determined that he had staged this photo using a tame wolf named Ossian from a wildlife park in … Continue reading

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2009: Big Bad

Steve Hathaway: American wolf pack in Beanham, UK (2009) (See more here.)

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1891: Wolf

Ernest Thompson Seton: The Sleeping Wolf (1891)

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