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Wolves & their relatives

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Published by Barnes & Noble Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wolves -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature,
  • Wolves -- Miscellanea,
  • Questions and answers,
  • Canis -- Juvenile literature,
  • Wolves -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Questions and answers introduce the habits and lifestyles of wolves and their relatives.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesWolves and their relatives
    StatementErik D. Stoops & Dagmar Fertl.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Miscellanea.
    ContributionsFertl, Dagmar.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14442274M
    ISBN 100760767904
    OCLC/WorldCa59226280

    According to a report in “Biology Letters,” Northeastern coyote skulls are not simply larger versions of their Western relatives, but show additional characteristics similar to wolves. This supports this article’s hypothesis, which backs up Bernier’s, that they are larger because they have bred with wolves.


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Grade Despite its question-and-answer format and excellent-quality full-color photos, this book may confound more than clarify readers' knowledge about these animals. The main problem is that the focus is muddy. The title includes wolves and their relatives, but chapter headings refer to wolves alone.5/5(1).

Wolves & Their Relatives Paperback – Decem by Erik Stoops (Author), Dagmar Fertl (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" 5/5(1). Get this from a library. Wolves & their relatives.

[Erik D Stoops; Dagmar Fertl] -- Questions and answers introduce the habits and lifestyles of wolves and their relatives. 1. Wolves are highly social and family-oriented animals.

Rather than living in a pack of unrelated wolves, a pack is usually made up of an alpha male and female, offspring from previous years who. "Summer of the Wolves" by Polly Carlson-Voiles is the story of a teenage girl named Nika and her younger brother Randall. They have lost their only living parent -- their mother.

Bounced from foster home to foster home, they /5. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Wolves & their relatives by Erik D. Stoops,Sterling Pub.

edition, in English Wolves & their relatives ( edition) | Open LibraryPages:   Gr Despite its question-and-answer format and excellent-quality full-color photos, this book may confound more than clarify readers' knowledge about these animals.

The main problem is that the focus is muddy. The title refers to wolves and their relatives, but chapter headings refer to wolves : Erik Daniel Stoops. Wolves live and hunt in packs of around six to ten animals.

They are known to roam large distances, perhaps 12 miles in a single day. These social animals cooperate on. Canids of the World: Wolves, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Coyotes, and Their Relatives Jose R. Castello, Claudio Sillero-Zubiri The most complete and user-friendly photographic field guide to the world's canids.

Jean Craighead George - author of the Newbery Medal winning Julie of the Wolves, and the Newbery Honor Book My Side of the Mountain - delivers an immensely engaging non-fiction picture-book with The Wolves Are Back, one which manages to be both educational and endearing.A celebration of the return of the wolf to Yellowstone National Park, after a long /5.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Canids of the World: Wolves, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Coyotes, and Their Relatives by José R. Castelló at Barnes & Noble Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Wolf Families Wolves are very social animals.

They live and hunt together in groups called packs. A wolf pack is really just another name for a family of wolves. A pack is usually made up of an adult male and female wolf and their offspring of various. The social bond between there is so obvious that inin an age when people believed the worst of wolves, a sportsman wrote in a book on hunting: "If the pups chance to meet their sire or dam anytime after they leave the pack they will fawn Book Edition: Classic Edition.

Wolves, foxes, and their relatives have exceptionally keen senses of smell and hearing, with vision being less well developed. The smaller species live mainly on their own but the larger species, including African wild dogs, gray wolves, and coyotes, live in groups.

Canids of the World: Wolves, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Coyotes, and Their Relatives. by José R. Castelló June The most complete and user-friendly photographic field guide to. Canids of the World: Wolves, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Coyotes, and Their Relatives Book September with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Wolves and their relatives have always been among of the most misunderstood animals around. Now you can find out about the whole species in this glorious, color-filled volume, complete with brilliant and rare photos of these animals in their natural habitat.

Every aspect of their lives is examined -- their survival techniques, their muscular Author: Erik D. Stoops, Dagmar Fertl. The wolf (Canis lupus), also known as the gray wolf or grey wolf, is a large canine native to Eurasia and North is the largest extant member of Canidae, males averaging 40 kg (88 lb) and females 37 kg (82 lb).On average, wolves measure – cm (41–63 in) in length and 80–85 cm (31–33 in) at shoulder height.

The wolf is also distinguished from other Canis Class: Mammalia. Unlike their canine relatives, coyotes have thrived in the U.S. Despite having been hunted just as intensely as wolves, coyotes have survived.

Somehow, coyotes just spread, everywhere. Dan Flores told Steve Paulson how. Yes and no. Jack London (and the rest of the world) were wrong about how wolf packs function at the time that the book was written. A dog that goes feral or wild, or even a lone wolf for that matter, will rarely or never “join” an existing pack.

Next time you look at your cute pooch, remember its DNA is the same as that of a wolf. José Castelló, author of the delightful field guide, Canids of the World: Wolves, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Coyotes, and Their Relatives recommends some of the best books to read on dogs and other canids.

Interview by Sophie Roell. 8 Mar - Explore kinderbookboard's board "Wolves in picture books", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Books, Wolf and Childrens books pins.

At first wolves were hunted for their thick winter fur. Then as cattle and sheep grazing became common, wolves were killed because they preyed on the herds of domestic animals. The wolves came to Scandinavia from Eurasia after the last ice age s years ago, followed by humans, deer and other mammals.

A black wolf is a melanistic colour variant of the gray wolf (Canis lupus). Black specimens are recorded among red wolves (Canis rufus), and these colour variants are probably still around today. Genetic research from the Stanford University School of Medicine and the University of California, Los Angeles revealed that wolves with black pelts owe their distinctive coloration to.

Canids of the World: Wolves, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Coyotes, and Their Relatives Book Description: The Canid family is a lineage of terrestrial carnivorans, adapted for swift running, which includes Wolves, Coyotes, Jackals, Foxes, Dogs, Dingoes, Dholes and other Dog-like mammals, with a total of 13 genera and at least 37 extant.

Winner of the McGinnis-Ritchie award for its first chapter, Emily Fridlund's propulsive and gorgeously written History of Wolves introduces a new writer of enormous range and talent.

Fourteen-year-old Linda lives with her parents in the beautiful, austere woods of northern Minnesota, where their nearly abandoned commune stands as a last vestige. In the Far North, wolves still harass the great herds of caribou and menace the musk ox much as their relatives formerly did the game herds farther south.

As nature lovers we are loathe to contemplate the extinction of any animal, but the wolf has proven himself to be so destructive that he is regarded as an outlaw and must be dealt with. No, wild wolves would never accept a human as a member of the pack.

Wolf packs are families consisting of the mother, father, offspring, and other relatives. Wild wolves wouldn’t understand that a human could be “family.” Mowgli and other “wolf ch.

Canids of the World: Wolves, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Coyotes, and Their Relatives José R. Castelló Princeton University Press Princeton, New Jersey, pp. $ hardcover. ISBN: ‐0‐‐‐5Author: Joseph W. Hinton. Jose Ramon Castello 3 mins Well, after more than two years of intense work, the first copy of "Canids of the World Wolves, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Coyotes, and their Relatives" (Princeton.

Emma Barnes's top 10 books with wolves The author of Wolfie picks her favourite wolves in fiction, from the Big Bads of fairytales to a boy's friend in the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness Emma Barnes. The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, by Joan Aiken In Aiken's alternative history of Britain, wolves have fled a new ice age in northern Europe and come to England via the Channel tunnel.

Bonnie. E-Book Canids of the World: Wolves, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Coyotes, and Their Relatives. Arctic wolves (also known as the white wolf or polar wolf) are a sub-species of grey wolves. They spend their life in the Arctic tundra, higher than the northern tree line.

They are the only wolf in the world with their coloring, unique due to the environment where they live. Due to its isolation, this wolf is not under threat by habitat. Wolves live in groups called packs. A pack is a family of wolves with a mom, dad, and offspring.

The wolves' communication skills are very important to the pack's survival. Wolves work together to hunt, raise their young, and protect their territory. The smallest wolves live in the Middle East, where they may weigh only 30 pounds. The largest wolves inhabit Canada, Alaska, and the Soviet Union, where they can reach pounds.

[5] Wolves howl to contact separated members of their group, to rally the group before hunting, or to warn rival wolf packs to keep wolves will howl to attract mates. They maintained garbage dumps on the perimeters of their villages and figured out that having distant relatives of today’s grey wolves hanging out there was actually a good thing.

Those wolves ate disease-carrying rats and also. WOLVES IN THE U.S. It’s generally accepted that there are two species of wolf: the red wolf and the gray wolf. In the lower 48 states of the U.S., some wolf populations are considered threatened or endangered.

But in Alaska, wolves have never been endangered. Today, as many as 11, wolves live there. The Book of Were-Wolves Contents Introductory -- Lycanthropy among the ancients -- The were-wolf in the North -- The origin of the Scandinavian were-wolf -- The were-wolf in the Middle Ages -- A chapter of horrors -- Jean Grenier -- Folk-lore relating to were-wolves -- Natural causes of lycanthropy -- Mythological origin of the were-wolf myth.

CANIDS OF THE WORLD: WOLVES, WILD DOGS, FOXES, JACKALS, COYOTES, AND THEIR RELATIVES. José R. Castelló. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, USA. pages. $ (paper). ISBN: Canids of the World is one of those reads where just when you think that something cannot be beat, this book comes out.

North American wolves typically have longer, silkier fur than their Eurasian relatives. The colour of the wolfs fur varies greatly, from grey to grey-brown, to white, red, brown and black.

These colours tend to mix in many populations to form predominantly blended individuals, though it is not uncommon for an individual or an entire population.This reading group guide for Secrets of the Wolves includes an introduction, discussion questions, ideas for enhancing your book club, and a Q&A with author Dorothy suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your ed on: J The wolves that live in Hendorever are sweet, but the harsh life as wolves of perfection has driven them to evil matters.

It divides the wolves into 6 packs. In .