The Hidden Life of Wolves

The Hidden Life of Wolves

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Detailing the emotional and social lives of the Sawtooth Pack, the authors recount wolf behavior rarely documented: grief at the death a pack mate; exuberant play and friendships; excitement over the birth of pups; and the shared role of raising young pack members, teaching them needed skills. They describe the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park and the cascade of positive results that followed. The return of wolves has helped revitalize the park's ecosystem, influencing elk, birds of prey, pronghorn, aspen trees, and trout. But the demonization of wolves continues as they struggle to reestablish their foothold in the American West. Ranchers, hunters, and biologists work to adapt to innovative solutions that encourage coexistence and reduce conflict. This book opens a window into the unseen lives of wolves by two people who lived in their midst.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2013
ISBN: 9781426210129
1426210124
Branch Call Number: 599.773 Du
Characteristics: 215 pages : color illustrations ; 19 x 26 cm

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crei11744
Feb 24, 2016

2/22/2016 - Absolutely a most excellent and beautiful book. I want a copy for my own personal library (great coffee table book).

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MarieGaffney
Sep 12, 2013

This was so well put together that it was not only better than the show (as most books are) in writing but pictorially as well since with these we can look as long as we want at the amazing shots taken by the authors while living with the wolves.

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