Any nature-lover will thoroughly enjoy this wild animal book. It contains true stories of an outdoors mans experiences with wildlife. He tells about a coyote mother who was part of a generation of coyotes who learned to avoid poisoned bait and teaches her pups, too. Also the story of a cougar, captured for use in a movie, ending with an amusing twist. Then another about a large bull elk. There are several stories about grizzly bears, too. The book is written in a plain and straight forward manner, easy to understand and so enjoyable to read. These stories could only have been written by someone who really, truly loves animals. Each story radiates the enthusiasm of the author. When you read this book, you become a part of each of Andys Russells adventures!