Wolves are intense creatures, but even they are not impervious to the power of a good old-fashioned belly rub.
Photographer Shelby Bower came upon a wolf named Maiah while visiting the wolf education facility in Cocolalla, ID. She looked like she needed a bit of attention, so Bower treated her like any normal pup and rubbed her stomach.
We've never seen such a terrifying animal look so adorable! Aww.