Cinema: Big Bad Wolf

The Legend of Lobo. In 1897, according to one educated estimate, about 500,000 head of cattle and sheep were slaughtered by wolves in the U.S. West. Understandably, the ranchmen waged all-out war against wolves, and toward the end of the last century thousands of the bloody brutes were trapped or shot or poisoned every year. But no matter how many were killed, there was always the big one that got away. In New Mexico his name was Lobo, and Lobo was a brute half again as big as he had any natural right to be, with a roar like a lion...

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