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Coyote America : a natural and supernatural history

Auteur : Dan L Flores
Éditeur: New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2016]
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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This book "is both an environmental and a deep natural history of the coyote. It traces both the five-million-year-long biological story of an animal that has become the wolf in our backyards, as well as its cultural evolution from a preeminent spot in Native American religions to the hapless foil of the Road Runner. A deeply American tale, the story of the coyote in the American West and beyond is a sort of  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme: History
Format – détails additionnels: Online version:
Flores, Dan L. (Dan Louie), 1948-
Coyote America.
New York : Basic Books, 2016
(DLC) 2016001156
Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Dan L Flores
ISBN: 9780465052998 0465052991 9780465093724 0465093728
Numéro OCLC: 920018258
Description: vii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenu: American avatar --
Old man America --
Prairie wolf --
A war on wild things --
The archpredator of our time --
Morning in America --
Bright lights, big cities --
Coyote America --
Coyote consciousness.
Responsabilité: Dan Flores.

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A natural history of the coyote-whose success story and adaptability mirror humanity's own  Lire la suite...

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Longlisted for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award "The coyote should have been TIME Magazine's Person of the Year. This deeply engrossing study is part scientific, part mythological, Lire la suite...

 
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Informative History of a Misunderstood Critter

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