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Among wolves : Gordon Haber's insights into Alaska's most misunderstood animal

Author: Gordon C Haber; Marybeth Holleman
Publisher: Fairbanks, AK : University of Alaska Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alaska's wolves lost their fiercest advocate, Gordon Haber, when his research plane crashed in Denali National Park in 2009. With the wolves at risk of being destroyed by hunting and trapping, his studies advocated for a balanced approach to wolf management. This book brings together his field notes, journals, and stories from his friends.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Gordon C Haber; Gordon C Haber
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon C Haber; Marybeth Holleman
ISBN: 9781602232181 1602232180
OCLC Number: 833575121
Description: 284 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction Scientist and advocate for Alaska's wolves --
The first two years of life of an Alaskan wolf --
My good fortune: working among Alaska's wolves --
Snapshot: Savage River wolves / Gary Baker --
Snapshot: Flying Gordon / Troy Dunn --
The heart of wolf society: wolf family bonds. Snapshot: First snow / Johnny Johnson --
Snapshot: A true field scientist / Troy Dunn --
A new biological year: attending young pups --
Snapshot: Teklanika den / Karen Deatherage --
It takes a family: raising pups cooperatively : Snapshot: Son / Troy Dunn --
Going with the flow: the daily lives of wolves --
Snapshot: Just one more turn / Troy Dunn --
Why wolves howl: the many social values --
Snapshot: A sign of intelligence / Johnny Johnson --
Snapshot: Passing by / Troy Dunn --
Hunting traditions: wolves, their prey, and scavenging --
Snapshot: Pups at a sheep kill / Priscilla Feral --
Toklat's switch to hares: survivors seize an opportunity --
Snapshot: Toklat's hare hunting / Troy Dunn --
Companions and competitors: ravens, bears, and other wildlife --
Snapshot : Wolves with bears / Troy Dunn --
Natural fearlessness: wolves and people in Denali national park --
Snapshot: Dr. Gordon Haber / Jonathan B. Jarvis --
Snapshot: The hamburger drop / Johnny Johnson --
Park wolves in danger: the Denali buffer solution --
Journal notes: State-snared wolves --
Snapshot: This guy is hard core / Joel Bennett --
Snapshot: Mortality call / Barbara Brease --
Science gone awry: Alaska's wolf-killing programs --
Journal notes: Snowmachine hunt --
Snapshot: Wolf summit / Priscilla Feral --
Snapshot: Picking pilots / Troy Dunn --
Endangered species: the problem with delisting Northern Rockies wolves --
Snapshot: Scientist as advocate / Rick Steiner --
Toklat's high value: the case for unexploited wolf groups --
Snapshot: Last phone call / Barbara Brease --
Significant findings of Gordon haber's wolf research --
Epilogue: From bad to worse: an update on Haber's wolves.
Other Titles: Gordon Haber's insights into Alaska's most misunderstood animal
Responsibility: by Dr. Gordon Haber and Marybeth Holleman.

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