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The Resource The Wolf Almanac : a celebration of wolves and their world, Robert H. Busch

The Wolf Almanac : a celebration of wolves and their world, Robert H. Busch

Label
The Wolf Almanac : a celebration of wolves and their world
Title
The Wolf Almanac
Title remainder
a celebration of wolves and their world
Statement of responsibility
Robert H. Busch
Title variation
Celebration of wolves and their world
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Overview: The Wolf Almanac has become an acknowledged reference work for the evolution and history of wolves; their biology and physiology, behavior and sociology; and their influence in ancient culture and mythology. This newly revised edition of The Wolf Almanac contains the most recent information on reintroduced wolves, as well as fully updated information on the status of wolves throughout the world
Cataloging source
VPW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Busch, Robert
Dewey number
599.773
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL737.C22
LC item number
B865 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wolves
  • Wolves
Label
The Wolf Almanac : a celebration of wolves and their world, Robert H. Busch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 256-266) 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
Acknowledgments -- Foreword / Rick Bass -- Preface -- 1: Evolution Of The Wolf -- Scientific classification of wolves -- 2: Distribution Of Wolves -- Range and habitat -- North America -- Eurasia -- 3: Anatomy And Physiology -- Physical description -- Wolf senses -- Tracks -- Wolf scat -- Diseases -- Injuries -- Longevity -- 4: Behavior And Activities -- Wolf pack -- Lone wolves -- Communication -- Curiosity -- Intelligence -- Interactions with other species -- Travel -- Play -- Swimming -- Grooming -- Courtship -- Reproduction -- Inbreeding -- Birthing den -- Litters -- Territories -- Food -- Hunting -- 5: Wolf In Human Culture -- Wolf as a nurturer -- Big bad wolf -- Werewolves -- Man-eating wolves -- Children reared by wolves -- Wolf and the North American Indian -- Wolves versus settlers -- Wolf bounties -- Extinction of the wolf -- Wolf as a threat to humans -- 6: Wolf As A Predator: Wolf Control -- Wolf as a killer of big game -- Livestock predation by wolves -- 7: Wolf As A Furbearer -- Trapping statistics-United States -- Trapping statistics-Canada -- 8: Wolf As A Big-Game Animal -- Hunting statistics-United States -- Hunting statistics-Canada -- 9: Wolf As A Zoo Animal -- Wolf parks -- 10: Wolf As A Pet -- Wolf-dog hybrids -- 11: Conserving The Wolf -- Wolf reintroduction programs -- Wolf research -- Wolf research -- Public wolf howls -- 12: Conclusion -- Current status of the wolf -- Legal status of the wolf -- Future of the wolf -- Appendix I: Endangered Species Act Of 1973 -- Appendix 2: IUCN manifesto on wolf conservation -- Wolf Conservation Organizations and Newsletters -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
  • New & rev. /
  • revised by Robert Busch ; foreword by Rick Bass.
Extent
xiv, 274 p.
Isbn
9781599210698
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012397265
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • ocn162522245
  • (OCoLC)162522245
Label
The Wolf Almanac : a celebration of wolves and their world, Robert H. Busch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 256-266) 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
Acknowledgments -- Foreword / Rick Bass -- Preface -- 1: Evolution Of The Wolf -- Scientific classification of wolves -- 2: Distribution Of Wolves -- Range and habitat -- North America -- Eurasia -- 3: Anatomy And Physiology -- Physical description -- Wolf senses -- Tracks -- Wolf scat -- Diseases -- Injuries -- Longevity -- 4: Behavior And Activities -- Wolf pack -- Lone wolves -- Communication -- Curiosity -- Intelligence -- Interactions with other species -- Travel -- Play -- Swimming -- Grooming -- Courtship -- Reproduction -- Inbreeding -- Birthing den -- Litters -- Territories -- Food -- Hunting -- 5: Wolf In Human Culture -- Wolf as a nurturer -- Big bad wolf -- Werewolves -- Man-eating wolves -- Children reared by wolves -- Wolf and the North American Indian -- Wolves versus settlers -- Wolf bounties -- Extinction of the wolf -- Wolf as a threat to humans -- 6: Wolf As A Predator: Wolf Control -- Wolf as a killer of big game -- Livestock predation by wolves -- 7: Wolf As A Furbearer -- Trapping statistics-United States -- Trapping statistics-Canada -- 8: Wolf As A Big-Game Animal -- Hunting statistics-United States -- Hunting statistics-Canada -- 9: Wolf As A Zoo Animal -- Wolf parks -- 10: Wolf As A Pet -- Wolf-dog hybrids -- 11: Conserving The Wolf -- Wolf reintroduction programs -- Wolf research -- Wolf research -- Public wolf howls -- 12: Conclusion -- Current status of the wolf -- Legal status of the wolf -- Future of the wolf -- Appendix I: Endangered Species Act Of 1973 -- Appendix 2: IUCN manifesto on wolf conservation -- Wolf Conservation Organizations and Newsletters -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
  • New & rev. /
  • revised by Robert Busch ; foreword by Rick Bass.
Extent
xiv, 274 p.
Isbn
9781599210698
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012397265
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • ocn162522245
  • (OCoLC)162522245

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