Surprise Visitor




This lone musk ox bull showed up a couple hundred yards from my cabin in Ambler, a tiny Inupiaq Eskimo village on the upper Kobuk River. It was about the last thing I expected to see that day. Though generally homebodies, individuals like this bull sometimes travel far in search of new territory. Their normal habitat is on wind-blown steppes or along the western and arctic coasts.

Nick Jans
HC 60 Box 2628
Haines, AK 99827

“A Wolf Called Romeo is one of the best books I’ve read in a great many years. It gives heart-wrenching insight into an amazing animal, important insight into the shining side of our relationship with that animal, and important if bitter insight into the dark side….Riveting, a real page turner– one that years from now you will remember in all its detail. If you have only the time to read one book, read this one.”
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