Predators at Risk in the Pacific Northwest

Predators at Risk in the Pacific Northwest

by Dan A. Nelson
     
 

An insightful look into the background of current predator controversies, offering readers a better understanding of the species that inhabit the wild areas of the Pacific Northwest.Amazed by the general public�s near-total lack of understanding when it comes to predator issues, Dan Nelson seeks to separate the fact from the fiction surrounding these wild animals of… See more details below

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An insightful look into the background of current predator controversies, offering readers a better understanding of the species that inhabit the wild areas of the Pacific Northwest.Amazed by the general public�s near-total lack of understanding when it comes to predator issues, Dan Nelson seeks to separate the fact from the fiction surrounding these wild animals of the Pacific Northwest. Offering insights based on fair and comprehensive research, Nelson explores the natural habits of wolves, cougars, coyotes, lynx, black bears, and grizzly bears. He explains each species� current status, the policies surrounding it, human perceptions of it, and what the future might hold for its survival in this region.

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Outdoor recreation writer Nelson describes the habits and haunts of bears, cougars, lynx, bobcats, coyotes, and wolves in an effort to dispel myths about them which negatively impact their odds for survival. His premise is that a better understanding of predators will promote human coexistence with them. The text also includes information on what to do when encountering different types of predators face to face. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898867336
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.87(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.39(d)

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