Once a wolf : how wildlife biologists fought to bring back the gray wolf / Stephen R. Swinburne ; with photographs by Jim Brandenburg.
Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, 1999.
48 p. : ill. (some col.), 1 map ; 24 x 29 cm.
"Scientists in the field"--Cocer.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
ch. 1. "Beast of waste and desolation" -- ch. 2. Early conservationists -- ch. 3. Battle to bring the gray wolf home -- ch. 4. Back on the map.
Surveys the history of the troubled relationship between wolves and humans, examines the view that these predators are a valuable part of the ecosystem, and describes the conservation movement to restore them to the wild.