Mr. Ripper once again draws on his wide knowledge of animal ways to present with candid realism the habits, histories and physiologies of a variety of wild dogs encompassing foxes, coyotes and wolves. This is the sixth of an informal series, illustrated by the author in clear black and white drawings, including the following titles: Ground Birds, Bats, Hawks, Moles and . The Weasel Family. The large type face should not deceive the browser -- this is definitely for the upper half of this age category. Those familiar with Mr. Ripper's superior treatment will want to add this to their collections.