This title lets you examine the wonderful world of wolves, jackals, coyotes, foxes and other wild dogs, shown in 190 exciting images. It offers in-depth coverage of all aspects of the lives of wolves and wild dogs, from rearing young to survival tactics. You can discover the strict social hierarchy of a wolf pack and their highly developed senses of smell and sight. Stunning wildlife images - 190 magnificent pictures by some of the world's top animal photographers. Detailed cross-sections and diagrams reveal the complex inner workings of a wolf's body. Myth and legend boxes highlight the popular stories and beliefs surrounding these fabulous animals. It is an exciting and accessible reference book for home or school use for 8- to 12-year-olds. Wolves are the wild, savage ancestors of all domestic dogs - everything from the German shepherd to the poodle. This fascinating book investigates these highly specialized hunters and also examines their closest relatives, including bush dogs, coyotes, dholes, foxes, jackals and raccoon dogs.Special features concentrate on particular themes, such as the lives of dingoes in the Australian outback and how African wild hunting dogs catch their prey - all conveyed through lively and authoritative text and eye-catching photographs.