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        Protecting the Den

        This video segment from Nature: "Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo" provides a rare glimpse into the life of a wolf pack in Wood Buffalo National Park in Northern Canada. This excerpt shows hungry pups licking at their mother's mouth to stimulate her to regurgitate her food, and young "teenage-type" wolves licking at the mouth of their father, the alpha male, to be fed the way they were when they were small. This segment first illustrates the playful nature of wolves, showing the young wolves spiritedly interacting with the pups. It explains that adult wolves return to the den for several months to feed their young and keep them alive.

        Learn more about the Nature film "Cold Warriors-Wolves and Buffalo".

        Funder: Major support for NATURE is provided by the Arnhold Family, in Memory of Clarisse Arnhold, the Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust, and the Filomen M. D’Agostino Foundation. Support is also provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and PBS.

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