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Listening to cougar

Author: Marc Bekoff; Cara Blessley Lowe
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, ©2007.
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This spellbinding tribute to "Puma concolor" honors the big cat's presence on the land and in our psyches. Essays describe chance meetings with cougars. Biologists describe aspects of cougar ecology. Conservationists relate the political history of America's greatest cat. Short stories and essays consider cougar's significance to people. A timely and thoughtful blend of natural history and evocation of a mysterious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Listening to cougar.
Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, ©2007
(DLC) 2007033012
(OCoLC)154701405
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Bekoff; Cara Blessley Lowe
ISBN: 9781457110832 1457110830 9781457109751 1457109751 9781607320364 1607320363
OCLC Number: 698051912
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 200 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introducing cougar / Cara Blessley Lowe --
In absentia / Ted Kerasote --
The growl / Steve Edwards --
Lion markers / J. Frank Dobie --
Border cat / Janay Brun --
A puma's journey / Linda Sweanor --
To cry for vision / Christina Kohlruss --
Closer / Gary Gildner --
Sanctuary / David C. Stoner --
Talking with a cougar / Julia B. Corbett --
The sacred cat : the role of the mountain lion in Navajo mythology and traditional lifeway / Steve Pavlik --
Lion story / Rick Bass --
South Dakota cougar / Deanna Dawn --
My bush soul, the mountain lion / Suzanne Duarte --
Lion heart / Cara Blessley Lowe --
A lion, a fox, and a funeral / Marc Bekoff --
Hunting at night / Joan Fox --
A short, unnatural history / Wendy Keefover-Ring --
The shifting light of shadows / BK Loren --
Drought / Barry Lopez --
Cougar country safety tips --
Deaths by cougar attack, 1890-present --
Cougars killed by humans, 1900-2000 --
Mapping values : cougars and the perspectives of human stakeholders.
Responsibility: Marc Bekoff and Cara Blessley Lowe, editors.

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This spellbinding tribute to "Puma concolor" honors the big cat's presence on the land and in our psyches. Essays describe chance meetings with cougars. Biologists describe aspects of cougar ecology. Conservationists relate the political history of America's greatest cat. Short stories and essays consider cougar's significance to people. A timely and thoughtful blend of natural history and evocation of a mysterious creature.

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