Science: Man Bites Wolf

Biologist Benson Ginsburg bites wolves. Not that the University of Chicago professor gets a special kick from his odd occupation; his dangerous pastime is part of a serious scientific effort to discover if wildness can be bred out of wild animals. Starting with wild mice, he has worked up through coyotes to wolves, which are notoriously hard to gentle. Today, in laboratory pens, or loping around a one-acre enclosure at the Chicago Zoo, are five golden-eyed monsters that Dr. Ginsburg has raised from fuzzy pups. They are strong enough to kill a moose, but they play with Dr. Ginsburg's nine-year-old daughter...

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