Coyote America

Coyote America

A Natural and Supernatural History

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Finalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award
"A masterly synthesis of scientific research and personal observation." -- Wall Street Journal
Legends don't come close to capturing the incredible story of the coyote In the face of centuries of campaigns of annihilation employing gases, helicopters, and engineered epidemics, coyotes didn't just survive, they thrived, expanding across the continent from Alaska to New York. In the war between humans and coyotes, coyotes have won, hands-down. Coyote America is the illuminating five-million-year biography of this extraordinary animal, from its origins to its apotheosis. It is one of the great epics of our time.
Publisher: New York :, Basic Books,, 2017
Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780465093724
0465093728
Branch Call Number: 599.77 Flores 2017

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Quinn2013
Nov 17, 2016

I enjoyed this book : well written, informative and challenging. It was interesting to compare it with Farley Mowatt's `environmental' writings about wolves in the 1960s/1970s, not much changes in terms of how we persecute certain groups of animals.

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