Once a Wolf: How Wildlife Biologists Fought to Bring Back the Gray Wolf

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Houghton Mifflin, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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With powerful and rare photographs by Jim Brandenburg, Once a Wolf explores the long, troubled relationship between humans and wolves. The book traces the persecution of the wolf throughout history and also reveals the role scientists have played in wolf preservation. The work of scientists can often seem mysterious and intimidating to the nonscientist. No longer! Introducing an exciting perspective on the important work of scientists in all areas of research and study. Scientists in the Field show people immersed in the unpredictable and dynamic natural world, making science more accessible, relevant, and exciting to young readers. Far from the research laboratory, these books show first-hand adventures in the great outdoors - adventures with a purpose. From climbing into a snake den with thousands of slithering snakes to tracking wolves, readers experience the thrill of discovering the unknown.

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User Review  - malindahodgson - LibraryThing

I truly enjoyed reading this book! It presented facts that were unknown to me. I did not know that wolves were endangered, or that they could go two weeks without eating. I loved the pictures in the book. Of course my favorite pictures show the puppies! Read full review

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User Review  - KarenNunez - LibraryThing

The book Once a Wolf: How Wildlife Biologists Fought to Bring Back the Gray Wolf by Stephen R. Swinburne and photographs by Jim Brandenburg. This book tells the story of how the wolves almost became ... Read full review

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The Early Conservationists
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The Battle to Bring the Gray Wolf Home
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Copyright

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About the author (1999)

STEPHEN SWINBURNE is the author of numerous children's books about nature, including Safe, Warm, and Snug, illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey, and Once a Wolf: How Wildlife Biologists Fought to Bring Back the Gray Wolf, with photographs by Jim Brandenburg. A lifelong naturalist, he lives in South Londonderry, Vermont.

Jim Brandenburg's photographs have won many national and international awards, and his work was included in "Life Magazine Collector's edition: The World's Best Photographs 1980-1990." Brandenburg was twice named "Magazine Photographer of the Year" by the National Press Photographer's Association (NPPA). In 1991, he was the recipient of the World Achievement Award from the United Nations Environmental Programme in Stockholm, Sweden.

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