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Predators of North America

by Dave Taylor
 

A season-by-season reference on North America's most thrilling wild animals.

In this book, renowned wildlife photographer Dave Taylor presents 300 full-color images of North American predators in their natural habitats. He offers interesting notes on each animal: its behavior, the role it plays in its ecosystem and where and when it can best be

Overview

A season-by-season reference on North America's most thrilling wild animals.

In this book, renowned wildlife photographer Dave Taylor presents 300 full-color images of North American predators in their natural habitats. He offers interesting notes on each animal: its behavior, the role it plays in its ecosystem and where and when it can best be observed.

Taylor pays special attention to the most interesting North American predators, recording the day-to-day life of both the hunter and its prey.

Predators include:

  • Wolf
  • Coyote
  • Red fox
  • Otter
  • Mink
  • Badger
  • Grizzly bear
  • Black bear
  • Polar bear
  • Cougar
  • Bobcat
  • Lynx
  • Ocelot
  • Dolphin
  • Great blue heron
  • Bald eagle
  • Great horned owl
  • American alligator.

Prey include:

  • Bison
  • Musk ox
  • White-tailed deer
  • Elk
  • Bighorn sheep
  • Moose
  • Pika
  • Prairie dog.

Predators of North America is the fascinating story of these animals over a calendar year, providing photographers, naturalists, conservationists and hunters a guide to viewing species-specific seasonal events.

Editorial Reviews

Saskatoon Star Phoenix
Chock full of photos.
— Bill Robertson
Shutterbug
A wonderful visual experience and an educational treat.
— C.A. Boylan
Waterloo Region Record
This is a glossy volume with 330 colour photos, but small enough and simple enough for children to handle and enjoy.
The Globe and Mail Gift Books Feature
Nature photographer and writer Dave Taylor takes you through 12 months of the habits and habitat of the "animals humans love to hate" - our fellow predators. The browsing-friendly format pairs nuggets of interesting and often surprising information with images of a variety of creatures snapped across Canada and the United States, with particular focus on the grizzly bear, black bear, wolf, coyote and red fox.
Saskatoon Star Phoenix - Bill Robertson
The book is chock full of photos of pelicans and eagles, wolves, lynx, and coyotes, and various bears, weasels, and owls, "the animals that humans love to hate."
Shutterbug - C.A. Boylan
In this book, noted wildlife photographer and author Dave Taylor offers 300 full-color images of North America's predators captured in their natural environments. Broken down by month, the collection includes impressive shots of grizzly and polar bears, cougars, wolves, foxes, alligators, eagles, and owls. The captions provide scientific information on each species which makes this a wonderful visual experience and an educational treat.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550465204
Publisher:
Boston Mills Press
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Dave Taylor is a wildlife photographer and the author of 35 books on wildlife and ecology, including Deer World and Black Bears. He is the education program director for an urban-wild park in Mississauga, Ontario.

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