...presents an abundance of useful tabular material and cites a great majority of the most significant literature. -- BioScience 29, pp. 312.
A most welcome comprehensive review of coyote research and an introduction to the far-flung literature. -- Journal of Mammalogy, 60, pp. 658.
At its best in those chapters that draw together widely dispersed information. -- Science 202, pp. 424.
About the Author
Marc Bekoff's main areas of research include animal behavior, cognitive ethology (the study of animal minds), and behavioral ecology, and he has also published extensively on animal issues. He has published over 175 papers and 15 books, the latest being Species of mind: The philosophy and biology of cognitive ethology (with Colin Allen, MIT Press, 1997); Nature's purposes: analyses of function and design in biology (edited with Colin Allen and George Lauder, MIT Press, 1998), Animal play: evolutionary, comparative, and ecological approaches (edited with John Byers, Cambridge University Press, 1998) and Encyclopedia of animal rights and animal welfare (Greenwood Publishing Group, 1998). He has also recently published The smile of a dolphin : remarkable accounts of animal behavior (Discovery Channel Inc.), Strolling with our kin (Lantern Books)and Minding animals : awareness, emotions and heart (Oxford University Press).