TITLE

What A Coyote Left Behind

AUTHOR(S)
Axelrod, David
PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
Literary Review;Spring96, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p326
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Short Story
ABSTRACT
Presents a narrative of how the author saw a frozen Western toad, Bufo boreus. View of the author that the toad had a pale line visible down its back; Discussion of the physical appearance of the toad; Information on a coyote, who smelled this toad and attacked him.
ACCESSION #
17701509

 

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