dire wolf

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dire wolf

n.
A large extinct wolflike mammal (Canis dirus) that inhabited North America during the Pleistocene Epoch.

dire′ wolf`


n.
a large extinct wolf, Canis dirus, found in North America during the Pleistocene Epoch.
[1920–25; < New Latin dirus inspiring dread]
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We kind of fell in love with my character's direwolf, Lady, on set.
All the things fans would really want - walking with direwolf, scaling The Wall, fighting Jamie Lannister, chewing the cud with Tyrion Lannister, playing with the baby dragons - are all missing.
Some of the fans of the book series predict what may happen with Nymeria and wonder if Arya will be reunited with her direwolf.
Grey Wind was unable to warn Robb Stark of the impending betrayal of the Freys and Sansa watched helplessly as her direwolf was killed.
The readers got brief glimpses of the direwolf leading a pack of wolfs and hunting animals and people alike without fear in the later books.
Meanwhile, the mere mention of "Nymeria" sends a lot of Arya Stark fans wondering: Do we get to see Arya's direwolf Nymeria next season?
Seeing Arya Stark Braavos-bound at the end of Game of Thrones Season 4 has many fans wondering if she would see her ferocious direwolf again
Skinchangers, on the other hand have the ability to see through the eyes of animals much like Bran's ability to get inside his direwolf, Summer.
Bran and his entourage composed of Jojen and Meera Reed as well as Hodor and his direwolf Summer are far north of the Wall and steadily getting weaker and more desperate.
He has since been paralyzed from the waist down but has still managed many different adventures through the help of his loyal servant Hodor, the Stark's wildling hostage Osha, his direwolf Summer and his friends Jojen and Meera Reed.
Shortly after the Red Wedding, Arya has a strange dream involving Nymeria, her lost direwolf, which could be removed from the show depending on how "GoT" showrunners want to reveal an interesting, and supernatural, plot detail involving Catelyn Stark.
Winds of Winter' Fan Predictions - The Role Of Direwolfs And Nymeria's Return [(http://au.