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- Wolves - Yellowstone National Park (U.S. National Park Service)!
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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Living With Wolves!
The Revised Great Books on Wolves includes first person accounts, a few perfect books for kids from beginning readers to teens , two scientific volumes one is the college level text book on the species , a coffee table book and a surprise. We invited a guest expert, our good friend, and passionate wolf advocate, Maggie Howell, executive director of The Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem, New York, to share her best wolf book pick. Peterson blends current environmental science, political realities, and personal stories into an unforgettable journey.
Fact and reality melts away fear-inducing myth to show the wolf as intelligent, loyal, and family oriented, team players under constant threat, from both nature and man — but ever ready for a game or a practical joke. Some data is startling, even horrifying. But there is good news too. Peterson finds people all over the country and from all walks of life doing their part to educate, protect and preserve the wolf. In an early chapter Peterson quotes a First Nation story from the Oneida tribe:.
From Magee Howell: [Among the Wolves] allows the reader a unique opportunity to learn from the late Dr. Although the crash of Dr. Rich with facts on the Park and the wildlife that inhabit it, and deep with the feelings they inspire, this book is a must-read for wolf and wildlife lovers and anyone who has experienced or dreams of experiencing Yellowstone National Park.
Be prepared to laugh and cry, and to long for a visit — or another visit — to Yellowstone. Love wolves? Love to travel? If participating in wolf study citizen science during your vacation sounds interesting check out The Wildlife and Culture of Prince of Wales Island, Alaska. Recommended 1st to 3rd Grade. Told through the eyes of a young girl, a fictionalized account of the true story of the mile journey of the first wild grey wolf to cross over into California in more than years.
The girl decides to keep him safe by making him the most famous wolf in the world. The book teaches about the species, reintroduction efforts, and their relationship with humans. For year old Readers. Interviews with conservationists and field scientists, quality maps, cartoons, and exemplary photographs add to the engaging layout. The activities can be completed alone, in groups, or with an adult and vary in difficulty and complexity. What we like best about the book is the underlying lesson that everyone can make a difference and that science is something that one does, not something that you just read about.
We recommend the library binding for its durability. Readers 7 younger children enjoy the images Remarkable images by an award-winning photographer. Jim Brandenberg turned his boyhood dream of seeing a wild wolf into an adult quest to photograph and learn all he could about this mysterious threatened species. Join him his wolf adventure in the Arctic and even in his backyard in Minnesota. Filled with facts, information, and showing how it is possible for wolves and humans to live together. The book is a paperback and only 32 pages, but no book we have seen better portrays arctic wolves in their natural habitat.
International Wolf Center
Busch then reviews the history of wolf-human interactions including the trapping for furs, hunting, conservation, and reintroduction programs. If you only own one book on wolves, Wolf Almanac should be it.
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- 9 Great Books on Wolves, REVISED — Destination: Wildlife™!
The definitive reference book on wolves at this time. The various chapter authors bring over person-years of wolf research experience and knowledge to the book, and the editors are the preeminent wolf researchers in the world today. David Mech has been researching and writing about wolves for over 50 years. A bit like a dictionary, few readers will read the book from cover to cover, but anyone wanting comprehensive, accurate, and documented information on wolves needs this book. A more scholarly book than Wolf Almanac above , Wolves consists of chapters written by experts on that subject.
Of particular interest is the chapter on wolf behavior; much of what we thought we knew about pack dynamics turns out to be wrong. Highly recommended for anyone wanting to develop expertise about wolves.