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Author: Molly O'Brien, (Film producer); Daniel Hinerfeld; Natural Resources Defense Council,; Passion River Films,
Publisher: Warren, NJ : Passion River Films, [2018] ©2013
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Story of America's war on native carnivores. Many ranchers see large carnivores as a threat to their livestock and just want them killed. However, this battle is costly, brutal, and not very effective. Even worse, it damages ecosystems because nature requires predators to maintain balance. The message is that humans can coexist with native carnivores peacefully.
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Genre/Form: Nature films
Short films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Molly O'Brien, (Film producer); Daniel Hinerfeld; Natural Resources Defense Council,; Passion River Films,
OCLC Number: 1021859238
Notes: Widescreen.
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Description: 1 videodisc (39 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital 5.1; surround and stereo; widescreen.
Responsibility: a film by the Natural Resources Defense Council ; director, Molly O'Brien, Daniel Hinerfeld.

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Story of America's war on native carnivores. Many ranchers see large carnivores as a threat to their livestock and just want them killed. However, this battle is costly, brutal, and not very effective. Even worse, it damages ecosystems because nature requires predators to maintain balance. The message is that humans can coexist with native carnivores peacefully.

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From the 1880s to the 1930s, all predators were seen as bad. Some species, notably the gray wolf and the mountain lion, were hunted to near extinction. In 1905, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) established a program to kill predators in order to aid Western ranchers. This program became USDA Wildlife...
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