Introduction—Mission Wolf: Experiment in Living (03:09)
This segment orients viewers to the wildlife sanctuary that aims to help people and wolves.
Mission Wolf (03:43)
The wolf sanctuary, located in the Colorado Mountains, houses 30 wolves and volunteers from around the world. Founder Kent Weber discusses workplace dynamics. Mike and Rachel feed the wolves and reflect on their work.
Sanctuary Volunteers (07:42)
Mike, Will, Kia, Nate, and Rachel reflect on their past and life at the sanctuary. Weber discusses opening the sanctuary and welcoming visitors free of charge.
Animal Ambassadors (01:51)
Weber tours the country every fall, bringing people into contact with wolves. He recalls Rami interacting with a WWII veteran and invalid children.
Feeding Predators (04:06)
The sanctuary often sources horses or livestock from ranchers that the volunteers then process for feeding the wolves. Will and Kia deliver "guts" to the wild.
Sanctuary Dynamics (04:56)
Nate, Kia, and Mike reflect on leadership at the sanctuary and communal living. Mike talks to Will about feeding the wolves. Kia discusses "thinking like a mountain."
Summer Break (04:04)
Weber takes the staff out for their first break. He discusses his family history and starting Mission Wolf; being helpful makes one feel worthwhile.
Human and Animal Relationships (06:05)
Rachel educates visitors about wolves, including Soleil and Orion. She reflects on building mutual trust and influence with wolves and people. Volunteers discuss sanctuary projects, hierarchy, conflict, and competition.
Leaving the Sanctuary (07:06)
Kia and Nate prepare to travel; Kia reflects on building relationships. Will stays busy to cope with his emotions. Rachel is taking a two-month break. Mike reflects on personal growth. Kent wants to foster education and connections.
Credits: Mission Wolf: Experiment in Living (01:16)
Credits: Mission Wolf: Experiment in Living
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