Things that Bite: A Realistic Look at Critters That Scare People (Rocky Mountain States Edition)

Things that Bite: A Realistic Look at Critters That Scare People (Rocky Mountain States Edition)

by Tom Anderson
     
 

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Spiders, snakes, bears and cougars - they're out there, but there's no reason to fear them. Things That Bite takes a matter-of-fact look at more than 30 creatures found in the Rocky Mountain states. Detailed information includes fascinating facts, environmental benefits of each species, discussion of why some might bite, bite prevention and myths about each

Overview

Spiders, snakes, bears and cougars - they're out there, but there's no reason to fear them. Things That Bite takes a matter-of-fact look at more than 30 creatures found in the Rocky Mountain states. Detailed information includes fascinating facts, environmental benefits of each species, discussion of why some might bite, bite prevention and myths about each creature. Be aware, not afraid.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591933557
Publisher:
Adventure Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/15/2012
Series:
Things That Bite Series
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,295,113
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Tom Anderson is a professional naturalist, an award-winning writer and a wildlife expert. For sixteen years he was director of the Lee and Rose Warner Nature Center, which is associated with the Science Museum of Minnesota and is located in Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota. In addition to his work at the nature center, Tom is a well-known writer and columnist. For nearly 15 years he wrote “Reading Sign,” an award-winning column for the Chisago County Press. He is also the author of two books: LEARNING NATURE BY A COUNTRY ROAD and BLACK BEAR: SEASONS IN THE WILD, both from Voyageur Press. He is a published poet and was a columnist for the Midwest Fly Fishing Magazine and the Science Museum of Minnesota periodical, Encounters. Tom has been honored many times for his writing. He was one of 20 Minnesotan artists chosen to participate in the Millennium Journal Project. In 2003 he was awarded the Best Commentary Award by The National Association of Interpretation’s periodical, The Legacy. In 2004 he was runner-up for the “Best Feature” category. The natural world and our intimate connection to it inspires Tom to write. He lives southwest of North Branch, but he travels often, especially in the far North. He lives with his lovely wife, Nancy Conger, in the 19th century farmhouse his Swedish great-great grandparents built. Tom’s website is www.aligningwithnature.com.

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