Return of the Wolf: Successes and Threats in the US and Canada

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Nova Vista Pub., 2005 - Nature - 160 pages
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This best-selling, award-winning classic about the most misunderstood animal on earth is completely updated, redesigned, and features stunning new color photos. Authoritative (used as a college text), it reads like a novel - a perfect introduction to wolves and wolf management. Features a new section on Canada's wolves and comprehensive updates on five raging wolf controversies, including plans to remove protection for some wolves. Sold 50K copies in 2 editions5 stars on Used as a textbookWon Skipping Stones Award for nature education in 2000.Steve Grooms (St. Paul, Minnesota) combines lyrical writing with acute insights about wolves and the complex world of wolf politics. The author of 13 books, he writes for sporting and conservation magazines and serves on the editorial board of International Wolf Magazine.65 full color photos, 9 black and white maps.

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This third edition of a minor wolf classic provides as comprehensive a picture of the North American wolf population and its management as one could possibly ask for in 160 photo-filled pages. And if ... Read full review


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Steve Grooms has been studying and writing about wolves since 1977. From 1976 through 1981 he was managing editor of Fins and Feathers Magazine. He is the author of 13 books on pheasant hunting, outdoor philosophy and humor, natural history, fishing and fishing boats, trophy deer, health, cooking - even a memoir. Earlier editions of Return of the Wolf won endorsement from the National Wildlife Federation; it appeals to the general public but has also been used as a textbook. Steve is a member of the International Wolf Center and serves on the Center's magazine committee. He lives in St. Paul, MN and has spotted five wolves on his way to his cabin in Cornucopia, WI.Main photographer Michael H. Francis, trained as a wildlife biologist, is a wildlife photographer based in Montana. His photography has been internationally recognized for its beautiful and informative imagery. Michael's work has been published by the National Geographic Society, The Audubon Society, The National Wildlife Federation, as well as by Field and Stream, Outdoor Life, and Sports Afield magazines, among others.

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