Dire wolf: Analysis of ancient DNA reveals details about the inspiration for ‘Game of Thrones’ creature

Dire wolf: Analysis of ancient DNA reveals details about the inspiration for ‘Game of Thrones’ creature
An extinct species of wolf, which served as inspiration for a mythical creature in the television show “Game of Thrones,” had little in common with the gray wolves that roam North America today, new research has found.
News story posted on 2021-01-15T02:23:37.0000000Z