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Date: 03/11/08 11:47 AM

37 Responses to Shaun Ellis: Wolf Man

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
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    March 11, 2008 at 11:50 am
    Link: Shaun Ellis: Wolf Man - Trailer for ``A Man Among Wolves,`` a documentary about a man who left everything to live with and study wolves.
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    TeHrussian Male 18-29
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    March 11, 2008 at 11:54 am
    Umm ew. This is when you know reality TV has gone too far.
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    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
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    March 11, 2008 at 11:57 am
    It`s Dr. Doolittle!
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    BigWaFuu Male 18-29
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    March 11, 2008 at 12:01 pm
    Why is he making out with the wolves?

    "This is where I teach them how to reproduce. Yeah, yeah the wolves love it"

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    Samson07 Male 18-29
    69 posts
    March 11, 2008 at 12:23 pm
    Why did his wife leave him?
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    Wolfbane2207 Male 18-29
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    March 11, 2008 at 12:23 pm
    i saw this on tv last year.
    he actually helped a farmer deal with a wolf problem by recording the sound of a wolf pack, so when the wolves heard it they would think that the farm is already owned by a rival wolf pack and back away.
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    Miquaight Female 18-29
    129 posts
    March 11, 2008 at 12:38 pm
    Sorry but i think this is awsome....

    But what if one of the males wanted to take over... if it started on him it`d win by miles... faster, stronger and with a lot more sharp pointy bits...

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    Joolz200 Female 18-29
    129 posts
    March 11, 2008 at 12:38 pm
    Sure, he`s a little odd, but that`s a really interesting idea
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    theburford Male 13-17
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    March 11, 2008 at 12:58 pm
    Okay, by my research, the reason he was licking int he wolves mouth, he was showing dominance. The wolves getting all licked in their mouth are the weak ones, the alfamale (I think how you spell it) will go around and make out with all the other wolves...
    Which kinda sounds backwards to me...
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    WHOISIT12345 Male 18-29
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    March 11, 2008 at 1:05 pm
    on wiki ---->
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    JoeTheRipper Male 18-29
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    March 11, 2008 at 1:14 pm
    He stole my idea, guess i will have to go to my next tv show idea - Bare handed bear hunting.
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    BikerTeen Male 13-17
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    March 11, 2008 at 2:08 pm
    wow that is so cool! i can`t wait
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    msimmons Male 18-29
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    March 11, 2008 at 2:39 pm
    I saw it, it is pretty cool. Also, when he teaches them as pups to howl (like the clip here) it is basically one of the cutest damn things ever.
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    Kasu-Chan Female 18-29
    283 posts
    March 11, 2008 at 3:29 pm
    Yeah, I saw this too, he`s from... Poland, I think?

    Either Poland or Norway.

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    Angilion Male 40-49
    12390 posts
    March 11, 2008 at 4:36 pm
    No, he`s from Britain.

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    Angilion Male 40-49
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    March 11, 2008 at 4:42 pm
    Miquaight - he is familiar enough with lupine behaviour to be able to assert his position in the pack without fighting. It can be done if you can detect the first signs of a potential challenge and convince the potential challenger that you deserve a higher position. Wolves don`t usually fight for position - it`s much more subtle than that. If he was taken by surprise by a challenge that got to a fighting stage, he`d have to show submission in the appropriate way for a wolf and then accept a lower position.
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    Kasu-Chan Female 18-29
    283 posts
    March 11, 2008 at 4:46 pm
    Oh, sorry, he is... I hadn`t caught the beginning of the show, and I`m trying to remember details from about a year ago ^^; And didn`t feel like clicking on the wiki article because I had to run and take care of something...

    But the show talked a lot about Poland, and I guess that was because of the farmer there. From not seeing the beginning of the show, it made it sound like he had been from Poland himself.

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    Angilion Male 40-49
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    March 11, 2008 at 4:47 pm
    I think the most startling thing about him is the way he can switch between man and wolf in a heartbeat. For example, I`ve watched him feeding. Obviously, he eats bits of dead deer and stuff, with his packmates. As always, hierarchy matters - the higher the position of the wolf, the better the food. So every wolf has a specific place at feeding and a specific part of the kill to eat. As always, there is jostling for pack position. Shaun Ellis was talking to camera, as a man, explaining this. A lower-status wolf sniffed at the part of the kill that Shaun Ellis earned with his, higher, position in the pack. That was a clear (to a wolf or Shaun Ellis) challenge for position in the pack. He broke off talking to camera as a man and snarled as a wolf into the other wolf`s face (thus asserting his dominance over the challenger), then switched back to man and explained that to camera. The man/wolf/man switch was startling.
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    Angilion Male 40-49
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    March 11, 2008 at 4:51 pm
    Samson07 - His wife left him because he spent more time with wolves than with her. Rather sad, but I can see her point. He lived with his pack, which isn`t something you can do from 9 to 5 and then go home for the night. You have to eat with them, sleep with them, be part of your pack.
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    cndman15 Male 18-29
    328 posts
    March 11, 2008 at 5:49 pm
    lol. he made out with the wolf XD
  21. Profile photo of Laurent
    Laurent Male 70 & Over
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    March 11, 2008 at 5:52 pm
    This reminds me of something, remember the grizzly man Timothy Treadwell? He spent time with grizzly bears and eventually got killed and eaten.

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    dragonshadoz Female 18-29
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    March 11, 2008 at 9:42 pm
    That was really interesting. I`d like to see it.
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    mrpopenfresh Male 18-29
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    March 11, 2008 at 9:49 pm
    There`s another englishman who does this too. I remeber seeing a clip with him and his family, his little girl was getting wolf traits. effed up
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    krifle2 Female 30-39
    193 posts
    March 11, 2008 at 10:08 pm
    that was awesome sooo cool
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    StoogegirlSi Female 18-29
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    March 11, 2008 at 10:35 pm
    That is so cool. Too bad I don`t have tv, I`ll have to try to search for it online.
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    scorpio89 Female 18-29
    45 posts
    March 11, 2008 at 10:57 pm
    The little baby wolf trying to howl was cute. Also, I admire that guy for having that kind of commitment to animals.
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    angelicamber Female 18-29
    1573 posts
    March 11, 2008 at 11:10 pm
    That is SWEET!
    .....It`s cool how they accepted him in...
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    Soader Male 18-29
    88 posts
    March 12, 2008 at 6:25 am
    ^^ @ TeHussrain, HA!! Yeah, cause THIS is reality TV going to far, never mind the years of mindless dross such as Big Brother, American Idol etc, THIS is disgusting is it? Moron.
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    Phantom7 Male 18-29
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    March 13, 2008 at 5:58 am
    bow wow
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    jtandtauna Female 18-29
    86 posts
    March 13, 2008 at 1:19 pm
    am i the only one who thinks this is fake as hell?
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    ashwey Female 13-17
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    March 13, 2008 at 4:32 pm
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    ellyvdp Female 13-17
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    March 16, 2008 at 2:49 pm
    I`ve met this guy, he`s british, and he works in Devon. Did a "howling with wolves" evening with him, and he is for real. He is amazing at what he does.
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    Kingtrewq Male 18-29
    7 posts
    March 18, 2008 at 7:01 pm
    hhh did he make out wiht the wolf in tht video
  34. Profile photo of R_U_Kidding
    R_U_Kidding Male 18-29
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    June 14, 2008 at 4:24 am
    WOLF PUPPY!!!!! :-D
  35. Profile photo of television17
    television17 Male 13-17
    49 posts
    May 8, 2009 at 3:18 pm
    Little puppy! It howls pure cuteness!
    (This is probably fake)
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    anuthernoob Female 18-29
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    November 29, 2009 at 7:43 pm
    i gave 4 stars cause the puppy was cute :)
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    ManicRapture Female 13-17
    682 posts
    October 13, 2010 at 4:09 pm
    he is

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