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Racks : the natural history of antlers and the animals that wear them

Author: David Petersen
Publisher: Santa Barbara : Capra Press ; [Place of publication not identified] : Distributed to the trade by Consortium Book Sales, ©1991.
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Provides a detailed yet digestible research into the natural history of antlers and the animals that wear them, in order to inform and incite a sense of awe and respect.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Petersen, David, 1946-
Racks.
Santa Barbara : Capra Press ; [S.l.] : Distributed to the trade by Consortium Book Sales, ©1991
(OCoLC)682508307
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Petersen
ISBN: 0884963233 9780884963233
OCLC Number: 23254474
Description: 179 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Of white tails and mule ears: the deer of North America --
The elusive wapiti: high, wide and handsome --
Consider the comely moose: no more Mister Nice Guy --
In the land of the caribou: pleistocene dreaming --
Of megaleceros and miracles: the biggest antlers ever --
Big-elk stories: what's in a world record? --
The "horn" trade: the good, the bad, the misunderstood --
Hopeful monsters: a look at "freak" antlers --
Afterthought: The hunter as naturalist: an oxymoron?
Responsibility: David Petersen ; drawings by Michael McCurdy.

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Provides a detailed yet digestible research into the natural history of antlers and the animals that wear them, in order to inform and incite a sense of awe and respect.

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