Shaun also taught the wolves how to hunt and eat. Eating is
maybe the most dangerous part of Shaun’s job.
the most dangerous part of Shaun’s job.
Shaun is the leader so he eats first and he eats the best parts,
the heart and liver.
Raw liver is hard for a human to digest, but Shaun must eat it or
the other wolves will not respect him as their leader.
or the other wolves will not respect him as their leader.
Sometimes Shaun secretly takes the liver out and lightly cooks it
first and then puts it back inside the dead deer before eating. This
is very difficult because wolves have a very strong sense of smell
and will know the liver is not raw if Shaun cooks it too much.
If they know he isn’t eating raw meat, they will not respect him as
a wolf leader.
While he eats, the other wolves challenge him. They show their
teeth and make scary snapping sounds at Shaun.
They could attack Shaun anytime but he must defend his meal
and show no fear.
because the wolves could attack Shaun anytime.
Shaun looks like a wild animal when he tears into a bloody dead
deer with his hands and then eats the mostly raw meat.
wild animal when he eats.
He growls and snaps his teeth to keep the other wolves away.
and snaps his teeth to keep the other wolves away.
Shaun is truly the wolf pack leader. Only after he finishes eating
will he let the other wolves eat.
Shaun is finished eating.
Violence within wolf packs is common and Shaun was bitten
friendly. Violence within wolf packs is common. Shaun was
bitten many times.
The first few times, he went to the hospital and got stitches.