As you travel across the Southwest, you chance to see a sleek, mostly brown-and-white bird with a long tail dart across the road. Or you may see one sitting on a post or branch never too far off the ground. This is the roadrunner. For many, the word roadrunner has an instant association with the cartoon character whose nemesis is another common animal of this region, the coyote. The image of this bird adorns everything from Native American pottery and jewelry to tee-shirts and logos. But despite the popularity of the ...

The Roadrunner 1993, Texas Tech University Press

ISBN-13: 9780896722446

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