A splendid introduction to the wolves of the world from the naturalist of the Emmy-award-winning PBS show Newton's Apple. Wolves is unique in its discussion of wolves of Europe and Asia along with North American wolves.
Nancy Gibson provides an overview of the two wolf species remaining in the world today--red wolf and gray wolf--along with their subspecies. She details the natural history of wolves, including evolution, diet, pack structure, territory, body language, howling, and more. Gibson also introduces lupine lore, and summarizes historical attempts to destroy the wolf along with recent recovery efforts like that of Yellowstone National Park.
More than 50 color photos of wolves from around the world supplement the text. Wolves will appeal to anyone looking for an insightful introduction to this popular wild creature.
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