Jim Dutcher

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Jim Dutcher

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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 eradication
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The Wisdom of Wolves: Lesso...

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Wolves at Our Door: The Ext...

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The Hidden Life of Wolves

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Living with Wolves [With CD...

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Running with Wolves: Our St...

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A Friend for Lakota

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The Sawtooth Wolves

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Cougar: Ghost of the Rockies

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“What does a lone wolf want? It wants to stop being a lone wolf. It wants togetherness, to be a part of something bigger. Survival depends on it.”
Jim Dutcher, The Wisdom of Wolves: Lessons From the Sawtooth Pack

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

“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

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