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Wolf and Werewolf ASCII Text Art

Updated on August 15, 2014
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Laura makes ASCII art, using MS Notepad. (Since 1998). She is currently exploring adding colour to the plain text to make postcards.

I posted about vampires in ASCII art and thought it was only right and fair to post about werewolves next. So often in paranormal fiction vampires and werewolves are pitted against each other. Usually any book about vampires will have werewolves too, somewhere along the way, or vice versa.

So, I was surprised to find far more ASCII art for vampires than there was for werewolves. Actually, after my usual search I had only found one werewolf.

Maybe people don't really want to think of wolves as being something so ferocious, violent and aggressive any more. I've always thought the old stories/ lore about werewolves came from the fear of real wolves back in the days when people were in real danger from predatory animals. We don't face that reality any longer. These days we have come to see wolves as a hero rather than a villain. Wolves are part of our history, movies and literature in positive ways. They have become more than a mouthful of sharp teeth snapping at the heels of Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs.

Often, in the modern world, it is the wolves who are the victims. Habitats continue to shrink and whole populations of wolves have been brought to the door of extinction. Some will never be back again and some have already been forgotten by the common people. Do you know there was a native Tasmanian wolf?

Think about the legendary wolf as you skim these ASCII art wolves.

ASCII Art to Howl By

Werewolf and Wolf ASCII Art


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      Laura Brown 5 years ago from Barrie, Ontario, Canada

      I'm looking forward to Halloween too. September seems to be going by fast. I thought I would post something for Halloween, it's not even that early to get posts up for it now.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Just great . Voted up and awesome. Werewolves are good for the coming Halloween but the regular wolf pictures are wonderful. Thanks for sharing this creativity. Passing this on.

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      Lilly 5 years ago from Denmark

      Very creative and interesting hub :)