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Author Williams, Jim, author.

Title Path of the puma : the remarkable resilience of the mountain lion / Jim Williams with Joe Glickman ; foreword by Douglas Chadwick.

Publication Info. Ventura, CA : Patagonia, [2018]

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    599.7524 WIL    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Edition First edition.
Description 311 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Maps on endpapers.
Summary During a time when most wild animals are experiencing decline in the face of development and climate change, the intrepid mountain lion -- also known as a puma, a cougar, and by many other names - has experienced reinvigoration as well as expansion of territory. What makes this cat, the fourth carnivore in the food chain -- just ahead of humans - so resilient and resourceful? And what can conservationists and wild life managers learn from them about the web of biodiversity that is in desperate need of protection? Their story is fascinating for the lessons it can afford the protection of all species in times of dire challenge and decline. -- Publisher's description.
Contents The chase -- Finding the wild -- The front -- Gene flow: cats on the move -- Connectivity benefits bighorns and big cats -- The crown of the continent -- Following fragmentation -- Locals only -- Suburban lions -- Down south, way down south -- Austral wild -- Altered Andean landscapes -- Ranching for wildlife -- Pumas below Aconcagua -- Pumas and penguins -- Kodkods and other South American cats -- Rewilding Patagonia -- The Carretera Austral -- Arcilio the puma tracker -- A trophic cascade in Patagonia -- Conserving cats in both hemispheres -- Epilogue -- What you can do -- When pumas meet people.
Subject Puma.
Puma -- Rocky Mountains.
Puma -- Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)
Wildlife conservation.
Added Author Glickman, Joe, author.
Chadwick, Douglas H., author of foreword.
ISBN 9781938340727 (hbk.)
1938340728 (hbk.)
9781938340734 (e-book)

 
    
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