Coyote Settles the South

The poet and environmental writer John Lane is captivated by the mystery that is coyotes, he expresses this by recording his observations and interactions.


| September 2017



John Lane

Author John Lane of the book Coyote Settles the South.

Photo by The University of Georgia Press

Coyote Settles the South (The University of Georgia Press, 2016), by John Lane is a personal story and real life observation. Traveling through the South of the United States, Lane begins to understand the perplexing animal that is the coyote.  

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The coyote is a coyote anywhere you find him.

—J. Frank Dobie

We first heard them behind our house in upcountry South Carolina on a warm Halloween night after we thought the trick-or-treaters had passed. My wife, Betsy, looked up from reading and said, “It sounds like the hounds from hell out there.”

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11/19/2017 12:23:48 PM

I can't imagine living without coyotes-- the world would seem empty without them. Lucky me, God's dogs and I cross paths often. https://www.azpm.org/s/37112-the-art-of-paying-attention-coyote/


andrea in montreal
11/17/2017 9:54:35 AM

Loved your article. Time to reflect on our relations with our "wild neighbours"


andreapmorrison
11/17/2017 9:54:32 AM

Loved it.