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North American Elk: Ecology And Management Dale E. Toweill

North American Elk: Ecology And Management

Dale E. Toweill

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ISBN : 9781588340184
Hardcover
962 pages
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The 1982 edition of this book was praised as surely the finest book ever written about a single species, and this new edition, with 85 percent new material, is certainly a worthy successor. Thirty-eight contributors from the United States andMoreThe 1982 edition of this book was praised as surely the finest book ever written about a single species, and this new edition, with 85 percent new material, is certainly a worthy successor. Thirty-eight contributors from the United States and Canada combine an extraordinary amount of research data, management experience, and professional insight into this enormous book.North American Elk: Ecology and Management contains the most up-to-date information on elk behavior, physiology, migration, taxonomy, and management. Full chapters are devoted to distribution, nutrition and food, diseases and parasites, ecosystem management, hunting, the regulation of hunting, the historical relationship between Native Americans and elk, and much more. The editors, Toweill and Thomas, conclude with a thorough discussion of the future of elk and their management.Two appendices provide common and scientific names of plants and animals cited, and the book is illustrated throughout with drawings, tables, over 550 b&w photographs, and a 16-page section of color photographs. The books original artwork has again been provided by Daniel P. Metz, one of North Americas premier wildlife artists.