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15 astonishing facts about wolverines

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The Innu of Quebec and Labrador believed that a wolverine created the world

In the mythology of the Innu people of Quebec and Labrador, the wolverine created the world. The Wolverine, Kuekuatsheu, is a Noah-like figure who creates a large boat and fills it with the animals of the world. A great rain comes and floods the land, whereupon Kuekuatsheu makes an island out of mud and rocks. That island is the planet, which we share with Kuekuatsheu and the other animals.

 

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