Jim Dutcher

Goodreads Author


Born
The United States
Website

Member Since
September 2017


After an award-winning filmmaking career, Jim Dutcher turned his energies to a life-altering focus: the wolf. Armed with a Forest Service permit, he and his wife Jamie lived in a tented camp bordering Idaho’s Sawtooth Wilderness. For six years, they documented the social hierarchy and behavior of the Sawtooth Pack, wolves they bottle-fed as pups. The Dutchers’ extraordinary experiences with what they discovered to be intelligent and compassionate animals led to three Emmy Award-winning documentaries.

Yet with wolves still persecuted by a mostly fearful and misinformed public, the Dutchers knew they needed to do more. In 2005, they founded Living With Wolves. A nonprofit that addresses the complex issues surrounding the historical
...more

Average rating: 4.29 · 1,951 ratings · 260 reviews · 9 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Wisdom of Wolves: Lesso...

by
4.17 avg rating — 783 ratings — published 2018
Rate this book
Clear rating
Wolves at Our Door: The Ext...

by
4.33 avg rating — 625 ratings — published 2002 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Hidden Life of Wolves

by
4.53 avg rating — 302 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Living with Wolves [With CD...

by
4.42 avg rating — 95 ratings — published 2005 — 9 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Friend for Lakota

by
4.03 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Sawtooth Wolves

by
4.58 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1996
Rate this book
Clear rating
Running with Wolves: Our St...

by
4.32 avg rating — 25 ratings4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Cougar: Ghost of the Rockies

by
3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Cougar-Sierra Club

by
0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1992
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Jim Dutcher…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“EACH AND EVERY WOLF has a story to share. Can we be trusted to listen? In a time when humans are wantonly and brutally exploiting wolves and numerous other nonhuman animal beings, it is essential that we pay very close attention to what they are saying to us as they try to adapt to a world in which their interests are far too often and universally trumped “in the name of humans.” It’s pretty simple: We rule, other animals have to do what we want them to do or they suffer the consequences of our narrow and anthropocentric demands that seriously compromise their well-being and their very”
Jim Dutcher, The Wisdom of Wolves

“Each singer adds his own voice to the chorus but sings a song all his own.”
Jim Dutcher, The Wisdom of Wolves

“Their lives and behaviors mirrored our own contradictions and complexities: social hierarchy tempered by compassion, contention mixed with cooperation, the admirable side by side with the abhorrent. Among all their qualities there were many we admired, but one stands out more than any other, especially considering all that has befallen them at the hands of man. Wolves can forgive.”
Jim Dutcher, The Wisdom of Wolves: Lessons From the Sawtooth Pack

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
One Million Pages...: Lindy-Lane's MILL 142 165 Nov 04, 2019 11:42AM  



No comments have been added yet.