Lara's Reviews > Part Wild: One Woman's Journey with a Creature Caught Between the Worlds of Wolves and Dogs

Part Wild by Ceiridwen Terrill
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Oct 11, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: dogs, biography-memoir, science-nature, 2011, own
Read from October 14 to 20, 2011

I really admire Terrill's bravery in telling the story of her wolfdog Inyo and illuminating the heartbreak and danger of trying to contain wild animals in human bonds. She went farther than personal memoir with a great deal of research into the challenges facing wild wolves, the still-debated origin of domestic dogs, and the "genetic tameness" experiments with foxes in Russia. She is also an accomplished writer and describes nature and its creatures in eloquent detail. Compelling and sobering.
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