Vocalist with the J. Geils Band
Less than 150 (2004). The species was extinct in the wild by 1980. Red wolves raised in the captive breeding program were re-introduced into eastern North Carolina in 1987. Presently, they exist only in this re-introduced population. Reasons for the red wolf's decline included hunting, poisoning and trapping, habitat disruption, and competition and hybridization with the coyote. Hybridization with coyotes is the primary threat to the current wild species' existence.
In the San Juan Mountains of Colorado on the Great Divide. (Elevation 10,857 feet)
Director: Steve Carver. Also starred L. Q. Jones and Dana Kimmell.
Directed by George Waggner
All the gone or endangered came ... American poet and pacifist, 1914-1993
Lon Chaney Jr got the part
1956 - inducted in 1999; did not chart; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Approx 450 (2004). Also known as the Abyssinian Wolf. Habitat loss is exacerbated by overgrazing of highland pastures by domestic livestock, and in some areas habitat is threatened by proposed development of commercial sheep farms and roads. Hybridization of the Ethiopian wolf with domestic dogs could threaten the genetic integrity of the Ethiopian wolf population, but hybridization is currently confined to one valley in western Bale.
1770, oil on canvas; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
1933. The character was originally going to be called "The Big Old Wolf," as in the traditional versions of the story. However, the phrase "The Big Bad Wolf" in the soon-to-be hit song flowed more easily off the tongue. Three Little Pigs won the Oscar for Best Short Subject: Cartoons. It was voted #11 of the 50 Greatest Cartoons of all time by members of the animation field. It was selected for preservation in the U.S. National Film Registry as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
Best Actor - Musical or Comedy, 2013
1970; blues hit recorded in London with Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Klaus Voormann and Ringo Starr