Valentine Love Story Wolf Tragic Ending

Hi, it’s Greenygrey. Love is in the human air today as Valentine Day is celebrated. But it’s not only humans that exhibit love you know. I know because I am of course a werewolf, and know both my human and wolf sides.

Love Story Inspired Century of Animal Conservation

And one of the greatest love stories ever told; well, it was in fact real; was that of Lobo and Blanca, two wild wolves living in a time of change in the American West.

English: no original description
English: no original description (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

They eluded capture by ranchers for months, but Blanca was eventually trapped, and her scent used to trap her pining partner Lobo.

Valentine Story Ending and More Information

That wasn’t the end of the story. The tear-jerking broken-hearted ending to this famous wolf love story and more information are available in Marc Latham’s new Suite 101 Natural World Media article.

Illustration from Ernest Thompson Seton's Wild...
Illustration from Ernest Thompson Seton’s Wild Animals I Have Known (1898) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Although there wasn’t a happy ending for the Lobo and Blanca love story, their intelligence and devotion did turn their captor, Ernest Thompson Seton, into a wildlife and conservation advocate.

Moreover, the story of Lobo and Blanca he told inspired a Disney movie and BBC documentary; as well Sir David Attenborough, who has been producing groundbreaking wildlife documentaries for over half a century.

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