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Path of the puma : the remarkable resilience of the mountain lion

Williams, James S. (James Scott) 1961- (author.). Glickman, Joe, (author.). Chadwick, Douglas H., (author of foreword.).

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  • ISBN: 9781938340734
  • ISBN: 1938340728
  • ISBN: 9781938340727
  • Physical Description: 311 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
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  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Ventura, CA : Patagonia, [2018]

Contents / Notes

General Note: Color maps also on endpapers.
Contents:
The chase -- Finding the wild -- The front -- Gene flow: cats on the move -- Connectivity benefits bighorns and big cats -- The crown of the continent -- Following fragmentation -- Locals only -- Suburban lions -- Down south, way down south -- Austral wild -- Altered Andean landscapes -- Ranching for wildlife -- Pumas below Aconcagua -- Pumas and penguins -- Kodkods and other South American cats -- Rewilding Patagonia -- The Carretera Austral -- Arcilio the puma tracker -- A trophic cascade in Patagonia -- Conserving cats in both hemispheres -- Epilogue -- What you can do -- When pumas meet people.
Summary, etc.: During a time when most wild animals are experiencing decline in the face of development and climate change, the intrepid mountain lion -- also known as a puma, a cougar, and by many other names - has experienced reinvigoration as well as expansion of territory. What makes this cat, the fourth carnivore in the food chain -- just ahead of humans - so resilient and resourceful? And what can conservationists and wild life managers learn from them about the web of biodiversity that is in desperate need of protection? Their story is fascinating for the lessons it can afford the protection of all species in times of dire challenge and decline. --
Subject: Puma
Puma Rocky Mountains
Puma Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)
Puma Dispersal America
Wildlife conservation
NATURE Animals Big Cats
NATURE Animals Wildlife
NATURE Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCIENCE Life Sciences Zoology Ethology (Animal Behavior)
Puma
Wildlife conservation
America
Rocky Mountains
South America Patagonia
Wildlife conservation Juvenile literature
Genre: Nonfiction.
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