By Douglas H. Chadwick
Resourceful, belligerent, and unbelievably sure-footed, the mountain goat is a white-coated survivor from the Ice Age. Oreamnos americanus stocks its dizzying alpine global with elk, eagles, bighorn sheep, and grizzlies. this primary full-length ebook at the mountain goat deals a wonderfully written portrait of its existence, behavior, and atmosphere. Douglas H. Chadwick tracked mountain goat herds for seven years, and his observations are richly textured and replete with attention-grabbing and dramatic information. We research of the mountain goats' lives from start to maturity, their feeding behavior, targeted social habit and courtship rituals, and their lengthy historical past. Chadwick additionally makes transparent the troubling and escalating effect of the fashionable global at the mountain goat's barren region domestic. This Bison Books variation incorporates a new creation via the author.
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