Wild Mammals of Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park

Author: Steven W. Buskirk
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520286898
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Wild Mammals of Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park provides the scholar, conservationist, and interested lay reader with information on the state's 117 wild mammalian species from grizzly bears to pygmy shrews. It describes the history of mammalogy in Wyoming, the zoogeography of Wyoming mammals, and the prehistoric mammals of Wyoming. It also characterizes the habitats of Wyoming mammals and addresses the conservation and management of mammals in the region. Expanding beyond the traditional field guide, Steven W. Buskirk emphasizes taxonomic classification, geographic range, and conservation status for mammalian species. Introductory sections are provided for each order and family, and individual species accounts organize a wealth of data ranging from habitat associations to field measurements in an easy-to-use format. Featuring color species photos, continental and state-scale distribution maps, and a comprehensive bibliography with nearly 1,000 references, Wild Mammals of Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park is an indispensable resource for wildlife and conservation biologists and mammalogists working in this region.

Yellowstone Wildlife

Author: Paul A. Johnsgard
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 1607322293
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Yellowstone Wildlife is a natural history of the wildlife species that call Yellowstone National Park and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem their home. Illustrated with stunning images by renowned wildlife photographer Thomas Mangelsen, Yellowstone Wildlife describes the lives of species in the park, exploring their habitats from the Grand Tetons to Jackson Hole. From charismatic megafauna like elk, bison, wolves, bighorn sheep, and grizzly bears, to smaller mammals like bats, pikas, beavers, and otters, to some of the 279 species of birds, Johnsgard describes the behavior of animals throughout the seasons, with sections on what summer and autumn mean to the wildlife of the park, especially with the intrusion of millions of tourists each year. Enhanced by Mangelsen’s wildlife photography, Yellowstone Wildlife reveals the beauty and complexity of these species’ intertwined lives and that of Yellowstone’s greater ecosystem.

The Field Guide to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Author: Kurt F. Johnson
Publisher: Sweetgrass Books
ISBN: 9781560375555
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Features 650 species, More than 1,200 color photos, 131 illustrations, 54 geothermal features, 21 waterfalls, 15 color maps, 12 star charts, Clear, concise descriptions Wildlife biologist Kurt F. Johnson is in his second decade leading wildlife safaris throughout Greater Yellowstone. Learn more about Kurt at www.wildthingsofwyoming.com Book jacket.

Yellowstone Wolves

Author: Cat Urbigkit
Publisher: McDonald and Woodward Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780939923700
Format: PDF
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This is a biography of Wilson Alwyn Bentley, the farmer from Jericho, Vermont, who took over five thousand photomicrographs of ice, dew, frost, and -- especially -- snow crystals. Although his photographs were taken between 1885 and 1931, they have never been equalled and are in great demand today. Bentley's story is one of courage and persistence against tremendous odds. He taught himself how to photograph snow crystals through a microscope while still in his teens and then pursued his obsession for years before having the beauty and scientific value of his work recognised by others. 'The Snowflake Man' lays open the life of a simple, self-educated, sensitive man who pursued natural beauty with microscope and camera for nearly fifty years. The book contains 30 black and white photographs.

Animal Skulls

Author: Mark Elbroch
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811733092
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This reference and guidebook offers illustrations, descriptions, and measurements for the skulls of some 275 animal species found throughout North America. The skull is the key anatomical feature used to identify an animal and understand many of its behaviors. This book describes in words and pictures the bones and regions of the skull important to identification, including illustrations of all the bones in the cranium, leading to a greater understanding of a creature's place in the natural world. With life-size drawings, this guide is a reference for wildlife professionals, trackers, and animal-lovers.

Death in Yellowstone

Author: Lee H. Whittlesey
Publisher: Roberts Rinehart
ISBN: 1570984514
Format: PDF, Docs
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The chilling tome that launched an entire genre of books about the often gruesome but always tragic ways people have died in our national parks, this updated edition of the classic includes calamities in Yellowstone from the past sixteen years, including the infamous grizzly bear attacks in the summer of 2011 as well as a fatal hot springs accident in 2000. In these accounts, written with sensitivity as cautionary tales about what to do and what not to do in one of our wildest national parks, Whittlesey recounts deaths ranging from tragedy to folly—from being caught in a freak avalanche to the goring of a photographer who just got a little too close to a bison. Armchair travelers and park visitors alike will be fascinated by this important book detailing the dangers awaiting in our first national park.

Yellowstone Grand Teton National Parks

Author: Todd Wilkinson
Publisher: NorthWord Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9781559716826
Format: PDF, ePub
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This concise and well-researched volume has been updated with information of favorite birds and mammals, as well as animals you might not expect to find in the park. The revised edition tells where to find wildlife in the parks, including current information on area wolf populations. 72 photos.

Mac s Field Guide to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Author: Craig MacGowan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780898866728
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Great for families, kids, educators, and amateur naturalistsWaterproof and transportable for use in the fieldMore than 400,000 Mac's Field Guides sold!Tape them onto the deck of your kayak! Slip them into your pack! Keep them handy for backyard use! No matter the weather or terrain, Mac's Field Guides are the perfect wildlife identification tool for the amateur naturalist, covering a wide variety of subjects and regions in North America.Created by Craig MacGowan, a teacher of marine science, these two-sided, laminated cards contain detailed, full-color drawings of flora and fauna as well as information on size and habitat or region.