Kisses! A video released by the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center shows Danielle and 8-year-old timber wolf, Kekoa happily interacting in the snow; he even licks her face

 Kekoa is originally from the Seacrest Wolf Preserve in Florida and came to Colorado with his sister Sakara.

His name means Brave One in native American. He is best known for his thick silver-gray mane and his striking appearance.

'Kekoa is a handsome young male with a sweet personality, which is good because he loves to greet visitors with wolf kisses,' his biography on the center's site says.'When he puts his paws on an other person's shoulders he towers at about 7 feet.' He also weighs 115lbs.

Danielle shows no fear as she plays with Kekoa. 'I have always had a passion for nature and animals,' she explains on the site, 'These wolves have my heart and I am honoured to have been accepted into their pack'.

'I wish everyone understood that wolves are awesome & loving,' one person writes. Another comments: 'Thank you for taking such great care and loving these beautiful animals!'

Timber wolves are also known as grey wolves. In the lower 48 states of the US, they were hunted to near extinction, though some populations survived and others have since been reintroduced. Few grey wolves survive in Europe, but many live in Alaska, Canada, and Asia. They are sociable animals who normally roam in packs of six to ten.


Good morning! Here is another video of Danielle with Kekoa. Sakara also makes a guest appearance. Have a great day!
Posted by Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center on Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Responses to "The heartwarming moment the giant timber wolf plays with wildlife worker"

  1. Unknown says:

    Two absolutely outstandingly beautiful wolves. I can't get over just how big Kekoa is. I would be blown away to be in the presence of these two gentle giants.

  2. Jonrod says:

    I love this. Having a huge size and seeming imposing, this wolf is so affectionate and sweet. Is he mixed with a giant malamute!

  3. Awesome! I had one years ago!!! I'm totally nuts about Wolves~!~

  4. Arrow54 says:

    Absolutely beautiful animals. Divine creatures made by God. Love them. We must do all we can to protect and save these beautiful animals. They are the soul of the earth and the spirit of the wild. The world would never be the same without them.

  5. Lell says:

    Yet us humans have killed, maimed and wiped out these intelligent wonderful creatures for centuries. When will we learn to share.....

  6. Anonymous says:

    The Timber wolf is not dangous. They are just misunderstood. Love the wolfs Jay

  7. Unknown says:

    The wolf teaches us a lesson, we cant learn from hate, we need to get along.

  8. Unknown says:

    we cant learn from hate , we need to learn from love.

  9. Unknown says:

    such a beautiful animal,man has persecuted these creatures for centuries.they are part of our natural environment and should be allowed to flourish in the wild.

  10. Anonymous says:

    Wow! Beautiful gentle giants. I would love to be there to meet and play with them.

  11. Unknown says:

    Beautiful, loving spirits, I miss wolfie kisses.

  12. Any predator kills to survive, humans kill for fun and trophies. Who is the "wolf"?

  13. Unknown says:

    Magnificent and regal wildlife gift from God

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