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Russia: Meet Hanti the domesticated WOLF01:23

Russia: Meet Hanti the domesticated WOLF

Russian Federation, Smolensk
January 26, 2015 at 19:14 GMT +00:00 · Published

Residents in the city of Smolensk got a shock on Sunday when they saw local man Dmitry Samoilov out walking his pet wolf Hanti.

Samoilov is the founder of the Fidelity Animal Refuge in Smolensk. Eight months ago Hanti was handed into the shelter as a small cub and Samoilov has taken care of her ever since, raising her along with the dogs and cat he keeps.

Hanti became very attached to Samoilov and now even sleeps in his bed at night.

Speaking on his unusual pet Samoilov said that the wolf obeys simple commands and responds to her name when called.

Russia: Meet Hanti the domesticated WOLF01:23
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Residents in the city of Smolensk got a shock on Sunday when they saw local man Dmitry Samoilov out walking his pet wolf Hanti.

Samoilov is the founder of the Fidelity Animal Refuge in Smolensk. Eight months ago Hanti was handed into the shelter as a small cub and Samoilov has taken care of her ever since, raising her along with the dogs and cat he keeps.

Hanti became very attached to Samoilov and now even sleeps in his bed at night.

Speaking on his unusual pet Samoilov said that the wolf obeys simple commands and responds to her name when called.