As shown in the video below, the sounds are certainly enough to scare off any wildlife -- and potentially people, too.
According to the publication, the wolf can also be set to howl at particular intervals -- and since being tested in a botanical garden in Sapporo last year, incidents of animals such as deer destroying the park's foliage has decreased by 90%.
When it comes to tests in Takikawa, the purchase of the wolves was prompted by an increase in bear sightings and dozens of attacks, as well as two that proved fatal. Following an emergency meeting of local officials, the two Monster Wolf robots were set to safeguard the town.
No bears have been encountered since they arrived.