Death of a Legend, The

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Death of a Legend, The

  • 1971 ----- color ----- 49 min ----- 16mm
  • Examines traditional attitudes toward the wolf--which is now threatened with extinction--using old photographs, film clips and animation to show that most such ideas are baseless. Notes consequences of our unfounded fear of wolves showing old and modern methods of killing them and destroying their environment. Also shows scientists studying the hunting, mating and pack behavior of the wolf in its native environment. Includes scenes of a wolf pack pursuing a moose and the birth of a wolf cub.
  • Topics: (Ecology, Zoology)