6 edition of Coyotes, last animals on earth? found in the catalog.
Describes the characteristics and behavior of the coyote, including anecdotes from Indian lore and legend stressing its intelligence and discussions of its importance to the environment.
|Statement||Harold E. Thomas ; illustrated by Lorence F. Bjorklund.|
|Contributions||Bjorklund, Lorence F., illus.|
|LC Classifications||QL737.C22 T48|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||125 p. :|
|Number of Pages||125|
|ISBN 10||0688416993, 0688516998|
|LC Control Number||74026969|
Why did the coyotes come to Virginia? As most of the large mammalian predators (e.g., cougars, wolves, bears, etc.) were removed from Virginia’s landscape over the last four hundred years, the stage was set for an existing predator (bears) or a new predator (coyotes) to fill the void and seize the opportunity. The coyote hunts small prey alone. It will join up with other coyotes to take down larger animals. Despite having an excellent sense of smell, coyotes mainly hunt by sight. The coyote has been known to join forces with the American badger in order to hunt burrowing rodents. The coyote finds the prey using its keen sense of smell.
Coyotes (Canis latrans) are intelligent and can be found throughout North and Central America, thriving in major urban areas as well as in remote wilderness. This adaptability helped coyotes resist widespread efforts early in the s to exterminate them in the West, including Yellowstone National Park, where other mid-size and large carnivores such as cougars and wolves were. The most comprehensive book about coyotes ever. This best book award winner is easy to understand and a very enjoyable listen. The author invested years studying current coyote research and has thousands of hours observing coyotes in the wild. He is a rare .
An encounter with a coyote in the urban and suburban landscape is a rare event, even where coyotes are found in large numbers. These animals are generally nocturnal and seldom seen. You may catch a glimpse of a coyote, however, as they move from one part of their territory to another in search of prey (usually small mammals such as mice or voles). Coyotes have been taking advantage of the changes wrought by humans for many thousands of years, according to a study of coyote fossils published this Cited by:
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Describes the characteristics and behavior of the coyote, including anecdotes from Indian lore and legend stressing its intelligence and discussions of its importance to the : Harold Edgell Thomas.
Though other current causes can become occasions for slapdash exploitation, somehow the coyote seems to inspire only superior children's books. This is closer to the standard survey than were last year's Sundance Coyote by Last animals on earth? book Fox or The Hunting Trail by Ester Wier, each introducing the species by way of one impressively realized individual.
Fiction and nonfiction books about coyotes - animal fiction, animal fantasy, xenofiction, natural history, nature, etc. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.
Coyote, New World member of the dog family (Canidae) that is smaller and more lightly built than the wolf. Noted for its nightly serenades of yaps and howls, the primarily nocturnal animal is found from Alaska southward into Central America. Learn more about the coyote in this article.
My book American Serengeti: The Last Big Animals of the Great Plains, was published at almost the same time as Coyote America. It describes how. Urban coyotes did show signs of feasting on “natural” food items, like rabbits, squirrels, gophers, and native fruits and seeds, but they ate more human food sources than their suburban Author: Brigit Katz.
Not long ago, geologically speaking, coyotes (Canis latrans) were bigger and more robust than today’s animals. In the late Pleistocene, o years ago, coyotes rivaled grey wolves (Canis. The Last Coyote is the fourth novel by American crime author Michael Connelly, featuring the Los Angeles detective Hieronymus "Harry" was first published in and the novel won the Dilys Award given by the Independent Mystery Booksellers : Michael Connelly.
For the last 13 years, Marin County ranchers and conservationists have been successfully following a program that finds a middle ground, a way to coexist with coyotes for the benefit of all. In its third guise, as Trickster, coyote was not revered or admired.
As Trickster, coyote was seen as a mischief-maker that cheats, lies, and steals. Some believed that wrong doers, upon reaching the land of the dead, were sent back to Earth as coyotes. Always, the coyote played an important role, good and bad, in the native people’s religion.
Excellent footage of Oklahoma & Kansas coyote hunts from winter of ' Coyotes are the most famous of the wild animals species that have returned to North American cities and towns in recent years. Encountering them can be unnerving.
Description. Coyote’s Guide to Connecting with Nature has been hailed by Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, as “good medicine for nature-deficit disorder.”The first edition quickly became the essential guidebook for mentors, parents, teachers, camp directors, and others wanting fun and exciting ways to connect children (and adults!) with nature.
The coyote (Canis latrans) is a species of canine native to North is smaller than its close relative, the gray wolf, and slightly smaller than the closely related eastern wolf and red fills much of the same ecological niche as the golden jackal does in Eurasia, though it is larger and more predatory and is sometimes called the American jackal by : Mammalia.
Reading Susan Zakin's "Coyotes and Town Dogs," a sprawling, rollicking and, ultimately, melancholy history of Earth First!, is like spending a week around a campfire with its hard-core "buckaroos," drinking heroic quantities of beer, singing scatological songs and Author: Susan Zakin.
A pair of burly coyotes is one of the last things you expect to see in the concrete jungle, especially in the largest city in America. a veritable buffet to omnivorous animals. Instead of Author: Lorraine Boissoneault. In a book about coyotes, the author could have skipped the personal histories of each politician and spent much more time on the animals, their behavior, their lifecycle, etc.
I learned more about coyote behavior from the state fish & wildlife website than I did from the book.
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Readers will also learn about the coyote's body, its appearance, size, and various colors. The coyote's.While many are aware that more than 10 billion land animals are killed for food every year in the U.S., far fewer know that in the last decade alone, more than 36 million wildlife animals — many endangered — have been brutally killed by a secretive branch of the USDA that is primarily employed to destroy wildlife deemed a threat to animal.Animals, in short, including coyotes, are incredibly adept social beings, relying on rules of conduct to navigate intricate social networks that are essential to their survival.
Ultimately, Bekoff and Pierce draw the astonishing conclusion that there is no moral gap between humans and other species: morality is an evolved trait that we.