Some facts about the Wolverine
The Folklore and Myths
This animal shows up in the stories, myths, and legends of northern peoples in both the eastern and western hemispheres. Although not to the same extent as for example the Wolf.
In many areas, it’s seen as a glutton and it’s worked itself into the languages. In French-speaking parts of Canada, the wolverine is referred to as carcajou, a French corruption of an Indigenous American word meaning “evil spirit” or “mountain devil.” In France, its name is glouton (glutton) and in Germany, it’s Vielfraß (“devours a lot”). Even the Latin name Gluto gluto relates to glutton.
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