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The Resource Cougar : ecology and conservation, edited by Maurice Hornocker and Sharon Negri, (electronic resource)

Cougar : ecology and conservation, edited by Maurice Hornocker and Sharon Negri, (electronic resource)

Label
Cougar : ecology and conservation
Title
Cougar
Title remainder
ecology and conservation
Statement of responsibility
edited by Maurice Hornocker and Sharon Negri
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The cougar is one of the most beautiful, enigmatic, and majestic animals in the Americas. Eliciting reverence for its grace and independent nature, it also triggers fear when it comes into contact with people, pets, and livestock or competes for hunters' game. Mystery, myth, and misunderstanding surround this remarkable creature. The cougar's range once extended from northern Canada to the tip of South America, and from the Pacific to the Atlantic, making it the most widespread animal in the western hemisphere. But overhunting and loss of habitat vastly reduced cougar numbers by the early twen
Dewey number
599.75/24
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Hornocker, Maurice G
  • Negri, Sharon
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  • Puma
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Wildlife management
Label
Cougar : ecology and conservation, edited by Maurice Hornocker and Sharon Negri, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The Bitterroot tom / Maurice Hornocker -- To save a mountain lion : evolving philosophy of nature and cougars / R. Bruce Gill -- The emerging cougar chronicle / Harley Shaw -- Lessons and insights from evolution, taxonomy, and conservation genetics / Melanie Culver -- Cougar management in North America. United States / Charles R. Anderson Jr. and Frederick Lindzey. Canada / Kyle H. Knopff, Martin G. Jalkotzy, and Mark S. Boyce -- Tracking for a living / Kerry Murphy -- Cougar population dynamics / Howard Quigley and Maurice Hornocker -- What we know about pumas in Latin America / John W. Laundré and Lucina Hernández -- The world's southernmost pumas in Patagonia and the southern Andes / Susan Walker and Andrés Novaro -- Notes from the field / Linda L. Sweanor -- Behavior and social organization of a solitary carnivore / Kenneth A. Logan and Linda L. Sweanor -- Diet and prey selection of a perfect predator / Kerry Murphy and Toni K. Ruth -- Cougar-prey relationships / Toni K. Ruth and Kerry Murphy -- Competition with other carnivores for prey / Toni K. Ruth and Kerry Murphy -- Death of a towncat / Harley Shaw -- A focal species for conservation planning / Paul Beier -- Cougar-human interactions / Linda L. Sweanor and Kenneth A. Logan -- People, politics, and cougar management / David J. Mattson and Susan G. Clark -- Cougar conservation : the growing role of citizens and government / Sharon Negri and Howard Quigley -- Pressing business / Maurice Hornocker
Control code
ocn609634655
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 306 pages, [16] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226353449
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609634655
Label
Cougar : ecology and conservation, edited by Maurice Hornocker and Sharon Negri, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The Bitterroot tom / Maurice Hornocker -- To save a mountain lion : evolving philosophy of nature and cougars / R. Bruce Gill -- The emerging cougar chronicle / Harley Shaw -- Lessons and insights from evolution, taxonomy, and conservation genetics / Melanie Culver -- Cougar management in North America. United States / Charles R. Anderson Jr. and Frederick Lindzey. Canada / Kyle H. Knopff, Martin G. Jalkotzy, and Mark S. Boyce -- Tracking for a living / Kerry Murphy -- Cougar population dynamics / Howard Quigley and Maurice Hornocker -- What we know about pumas in Latin America / John W. Laundré and Lucina Hernández -- The world's southernmost pumas in Patagonia and the southern Andes / Susan Walker and Andrés Novaro -- Notes from the field / Linda L. Sweanor -- Behavior and social organization of a solitary carnivore / Kenneth A. Logan and Linda L. Sweanor -- Diet and prey selection of a perfect predator / Kerry Murphy and Toni K. Ruth -- Cougar-prey relationships / Toni K. Ruth and Kerry Murphy -- Competition with other carnivores for prey / Toni K. Ruth and Kerry Murphy -- Death of a towncat / Harley Shaw -- A focal species for conservation planning / Paul Beier -- Cougar-human interactions / Linda L. Sweanor and Kenneth A. Logan -- People, politics, and cougar management / David J. Mattson and Susan G. Clark -- Cougar conservation : the growing role of citizens and government / Sharon Negri and Howard Quigley -- Pressing business / Maurice Hornocker
Control code
ocn609634655
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 306 pages, [16] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226353449
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609634655

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