Foxes, Wolves, and Wild Dogs of the World

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Blandford, 1998 - Nature - 192 pages
No matter that humans love and play quite happily with its direct descendent, the domestic dog; wolves seem of another nature altogether, and so they have been hunted nearly till extinction. Take a fascinating look at what we will lose if they disappear, and at the truth behind the terrifying myths. See why they make such formidable adversaries for hunters; understand the form and function of their physiques, from their sharp, powerful teeth down to the tips of their claws; and examine their complex social structure. And, of course, you'll find out about the development of our own beloved dogs. A marvelous array of color photos shows a variety of canines at play and at rest, swimming, foraging for food and water, and wandering the range. 192 pages (100 in color), 30 b/w illus., 6 x 9 1/4.

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David Alderton is a widely recognized expert on cage birds and a regular contributor to publications for owners of many different pets.

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