Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History

By Dan Flores
Basic Books, 2016, 271 pages, $27.50


Dan Flores’ deep natural history of the coyote tells a story 5 million years long. Coyotes and humans have been at war ever since people started ranching and herding animals on the plains. The coyote continues to win. Flores explores both the enmity and the closeness between humans and coyotes, convincing his readers that the coyote isn’t just a very successful dog – it is us. Historian Flores is the A.B. Hammond Professor Emeritus at UM.

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