Livestock-guarding dogs work autonomously. Immediate reaction on stranger's approaching (predatory animal, unrecognised person) is essential - LGD intends to distract an intruder closing in, to prevent a potential attack on grazing animals within protected pasture.
Indian folk-art inspires independent artists, with myriad ideas of its realisations. Primary Oji-Cree twisted dual spiderweb design hung on the one loop where both net-knotted threads secured each other in their fulfilled role - a common hanging tool or a tiny necklace/amulet.
Recent study suggests that in the distant past, Tibetan mastiffs (as a domestic dog type of breed) could survive in harsh, low-oxygen high mountains' environment thanks to being randomly hybridised with mountain wolf individuals (vide Tibetan wolf), by gaining hypoxia tolerance.
Hard to deny the impression of experiencing a lot - the book is subjective, but accurate, written by an bystander and ethologist at once, concluded/illustrated with real examples coming from personal observations of wolves, witnessed by someone fascinated with their social nature.
Polish lore and culture are permanently attached to the forest with its wolf, lynx and brown bear as main predatory carnivores. Alfred Wierusz-Kowalski (1849-1915), born in Poland, mostly painted genre scenes featuring people, hunting dogs, horses and especially wolf as a leitmotif .
Prey-predator relations. PTSD-like brain changes aspect. Fear of predators may change prey's brain structures
Winter is coming. In the Subcarpathian suburb it means a deer or a hare flitting suddenly on the horizon or just crossing your path on the run. It's a time of bird feeding and wild animal marks on the snow. Hopefully to hear a wolf's howl somewhere far away.