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A Life in the Wild

George Schaller's Struggle to Save the Last Great Beasts
Turner, Pamela S. (Book - 2008 )
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Spotlights Schaller working, observing some of the world's most endangered animals. Many of these species were previously considered impossible to study in the wild.
Authors: Turner, Pamela S.
Title: A life in the wild
George Schaller's struggle to save the last great beasts
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2008
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 103 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Pamela S. Turner
Contents: Prologue: Central India, 1964
The call of the wild: the United States, 1947-1957
Gorilla forest: the Belgian Congo, Central Africa, 1959-1960
A clan of tigers: central India, 1963-1965
Lion country: Tanzania, East Africa, 1966-1969
Cat among the clouds: Pakistan and Nepal, the Himalayas, 1969-1975
Panda politics: central China, 1980-185
Asses and antelopes: the Tibetan Plateau, western China, 1985-present
The fate of the wild
Summary: Spotlights Schaller working, observing some of the world's most endangered animals. Many of these species were previously considered impossible to study in the wild.
ISBN: 0374345783
9780374345785
Branch Call Number: j 590.92 T951L 2008
Subject Headings: Wildlife conservation Juvenile literature Zoologists United States Biography Juvenile literature Schaller, George B. Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Wildlife conservation
Zoologists
LCCN: 2007042844
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In this compelling biography, illustrated with Schaller's own photographs, Turner examines the amazing life and groundbreaking work of the man International Wildlife calls "the world's foremost field biologist." Schaller's landmark research revolutionized field biology, demonstrating th... Read More »


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