In my former days as a biologist in the Yukon Territory, Canada, one of my colleagues came back from work one day and told me he had seen a wolverine riding on the back of a terrified deer.The wolverine ripped flesh from the deer’s shoulder blades as the deer, eyes bulging, frantically tried to dislodge the spitting, hissing weasel from it’s back. The deer was not successful, and eventually collapsed in a fit of shock, hopefully unaware of the sharp teeth closing in on its spine.Move over weaselpecker – it’s the wolverdeer. They feel they can’t linger Accounts like this are the stuff of horror films, or perhaps X-men movies, where Marvel’s troubled, leather-clad badass, Wolverine, eviscerates his enemy with metal spikes that shoot implausibly from his metacarpals. It’s hard to be sure where he hides these steak knives when he’s not cutting up villains (real wolverines don’t have retractable claws), but any way you slice it, Wolverine has a reputation as a borderline sociopathic killer.The reputation of the wild version that inspired the movie character is not much better.Face offWolverines are ferocious killing machines, yes, but there’s also some evidence that their hissy fits are just for show - a demonic display performed not as a precursor to a good lashing, but simply to scare away the threat, be it a bigger predator or a human.In short the wolverine often bluffs, exaggerating its fearsomeness., While wolverines are cunning carnivores, they are as likely to be playful, nurturing, and at times overcome by behaviour-altering fear. View image of Wolverines will hiss and scream. But is it a , Red Dawn is a 1984 American war film directed by John Milius, with a screenplay by Kevin Reynolds and Milius. It stars Patrick Swayze, Charlie Sheen, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Jennifer Grey, Ben Johnson, Harry Dean Stanton, Ron O'Neal, William Smith, and Powers Boothe..