Pronghorn: Ecology & Mangemt: Ecology and Management

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780870817571: Pronghorn: Ecology & Mangemt: Ecology and Management
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

One of the fastest land animals on Earth (second only to the cheetah), the pronghorn can reach speeds of more than 50 miles per hour. It also is one of the most fascinating of all animals. For many people, the pronghorn was nearly as much a symbol of the American West as was the bison; for some, it still is. Eliminated from much of its historic range by the early 1900s, this unique North American big game species has experienced a remarkable recovery and now is found throughout the western United States, Canada, and northern Mexico. Thirty years in the making, Pronghorn: Ecology and Management contains the most comprehensive information on the behavior, physiology, migration, taxonomy, and management of this extraordinary animal.

Full chapters are devoted to distribution, nutrition and food, diseases and parasites, ecosystem management, hunting, and much more. The principal authors—the world’s preeminent pronghorn biologists, Bart W. O’Gara and Jim D. Yoakum—conclude with a thorough discussion of the future of pronghorn and their management. With 23 chapters that include contributions by 10 other wildlife professionals and more than 850 illustrations, including original artwork by Edson Fichter and Daniel P. Metz, Pronghorn: Ecology and Management is the definitive work on the species.

A Wildlife Management Institute Book

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Bart W. O’Gara led the Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit at the University of Montana, Missoula. Jim D. Yoakum, retired, was the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s first wildlife biologist. Richard E. McCabe is executive vice president of the Wildlife Management Institute in Washington, D.C., and has written extensively on ethnozoology.

 

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Bart W. O'Gara; James D. Yoakum
Published by University of Chicago press
ISBN 10: 0870817574 ISBN 13: 9780870817571
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Chicago press. Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 0870817574

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 97.59
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.60
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

O'Gara, Bart W., Yoakum, James D.
Published by University Press of Colorado (2004)
ISBN 10: 0870817574 ISBN 13: 9780870817571
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University Press of Colorado, 2004. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0870817574

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 164.93
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

O'Gara, Bart W., Yoakum, James D.
Published by University Press of Colorado (2004)
ISBN 10: 0870817574 ISBN 13: 9780870817571
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University Press of Colorado, 2004. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110870817574

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 186.26
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Bart W. O'Gara
Published by University Press of Colorado (2004)
ISBN 10: 0870817574 ISBN 13: 9780870817571
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University Press of Colorado, 2004. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0870817574n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 356.45
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds