Adolph Murie Quotes

Adolph Murie (September 6, 1899 – August 16, 1974), the first scientist to study wolves in their natural habitat, was a naturalist, author, and Wildlife biologist who pioneered field research on wolves, bears, and other mammals and birds in Arctic and sub-Arctic Alaska. He was also instrumental in protecting wolves from eradication and in preserving the biological integrity of the Denali National Park and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

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Adolph Murie


Let us be guardians, not gardeners

Adolph Murie


Let us not have puny thoughts. Let us think on a greater scale. Let us not have those of the future decry our smallness of concept and lack of foresight.

Adolph Murie


The strongest inpression remaining with me after watching the wolves...was their friendliness towards each other.

Adolph Murie