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Chapter 14
Chapter Summary: 
A pack of wolves struggles with the death of their pack leaders. Ravens pick at the carcass of the big male. Another pack joins up with them. The social structure of the pack has been changed and the territory disputes have died. The mature wolves in the pack mate.

Discussion Questions:

Do you think the wolves are returning to the carcass in mourning?

Points to Consider:

  • Wolves and dogs will often mourn lost family and pack members. This is why the trapper has set traps near by.

What does this very brief chapter say about wolves?

Points to Consider:

  • The wolves are smart. They adapt and will continue to thrive despite adversity.

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