Phone Scares Wolves

It’s official: Music can save a life. A Norwegian boy used cellular tunes to scare away stalking wolves last month. Walter Eikrem, 13, was trudging home from school when he noticed a pack of four wolves on a hillside. He pulled out his phone and cranked up the volume. The wolves turned and ran.


Want more? Check out “Wild Dogs of the Sourland,” BL fiction from decades ago. This four-part story is all about a young farmer fighting off man-stalking wolves. Click here to start reading in our October 1953 issue.


In fact, our online archives are full of fiction from 100 years of Boys’ Life. Click here to go to the Wayback Machine and explore for yourself.


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