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The Resource Return of the wolf : conflict & coexistence, Paula Wild

Return of the wolf : conflict & coexistence, Paula Wild

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Return of the wolf : conflict & coexistence
Title
Return of the wolf
Title remainder
conflict & coexistence
Statement of responsibility
Paula Wild
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Wolves were once common throughout North America and Eurasia. But by the early twentieth century, bounties and organized hunts had drastically reduced their numbers. Today, the wolf is returning to its ancestral territories, and the "coywolf"--A smaller, bolder wolf-coyote hybrid--is becoming more common. In Return of the Wolf, author Paula Wild gathers first-hand accounts of encounters with wolves and consults with wildlife experts for suggestions on how minimize conflict, respond to aggressive wolves and coexist with the apex predator. Wild explores the latest theories on how wolves became dogs, the evolving strategies to prevent livestock predation, and why Eurasian wolves seem more aggressive toward humans than their North American cousins. She also addresses the many misconceptions about wolves: for example, that they howl when hungry, kill for pleasure and always live in packs. What is true is that a wolf possesses a howl as unique as a human fingerprint and can trot eight kilometers per hour for most of the day or night in search of prey while using earth's magnetic field to find its way. Some scientists consider wolves' complex social structures and family bonds closer to humans' than those of primates. In a skillful blend of natural history, Indigenous stories and interviews with scientists and conservationists, Wild examines our evolving relationship with wolves and how society's attitudes affect the populations, behavior and conservation of wolves today. As a highly social, intelligent animal, the wolf is proving adept at navigating the challenges of an ever-changing landscape. But their fate remains uncertain. Wolves are adapting to humans; can humans adapt to wolves?"--
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Wild, Paula
Dewey number
599.773097
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QL737.C22
LC item number
W538 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-wolf encounters
  • Wolves
  • Wolves
  • Wolves
  • Wolves
  • SCIENCE
  • Human-wolf encounters
  • Wolves
  • Wolves
Label
Return of the wolf : conflict & coexistence, Paula Wild
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The wolf at the door -- The big bad wolf of the Old World -- Good and evil in the New World -- The life of a wolf -- The eaters and the eaten -- Coywolves and wolf-dogs -- Wolf wars -- Wolf watchers -- A myth as big as a mountain -- A perfect storm -- Living with wolves -- Chasing the moon -- Appendix: Wolf safety checklist
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
262 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781771622066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • on1066144335
  • (OCoLC)1066144335
Label
Return of the wolf : conflict & coexistence, Paula Wild
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The wolf at the door -- The big bad wolf of the Old World -- Good and evil in the New World -- The life of a wolf -- The eaters and the eaten -- Coywolves and wolf-dogs -- Wolf wars -- Wolf watchers -- A myth as big as a mountain -- A perfect storm -- Living with wolves -- Chasing the moon -- Appendix: Wolf safety checklist
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
262 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781771622066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • on1066144335
  • (OCoLC)1066144335

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