What Did the Squirrel Wolf and Other Creatures Recognize About Pearl?
What did the squirrel wolf and other creatures recognize about Pearl? Their wildness and voluptuous nature, which they share with humans, are reflected in Pearl’s behavior. The fox was startled when he saw Pearl gliding across the leaves, and the wolf offered to pat her hand, as if she were one of the mother forest’s wild children. A wolf, a squirrel, and a human are all recognized as wild children by mother forest.
a kindred wildness in the human child
The idea of the “other” child is a familiar one, which has inspired countless films and books. But what exactly is this kindred wildness? Is it the same as the “wild” child we know? Let’s explore this idea further. What is the “wildness” of a human child, and how can it be cultivated? It’s a very important question.
Squirrels’ sneaky nature
The “old” story of the owl Old Brown is the most famous example of the sneaky nature of squirrels. In the “old” times, it was considered very unfair to call squirrels “owls” or “olfs” because they didn’t have ears and eyes. Nevertheless, the “old” story is a delight for children and is still popular.
The legend of the pearl of Ossory reveals a mystical creature with the shape of a wolf but the words of a man. This creature was native to the Ossory region and married to a native woman. This story was recorded as myth and indexed in the Topographia Hibernica by Giraud de Barri in 1188. In Eastern Europe and Slavic countries, the creature is known as the “vukodlak.” The word wolf derives from the etymology Vukodlak, which means wolf’s hair.
Jessica Watson is a PHD holder from the University of Washington. She studied behavior and interaction between squirrels and has presented her research in several wildlife conferences including TWS Annual Conference in Winnipeg.