By Douglas H. Chadwick
Resourceful, belligerent, and unbelievably sure-footed, the mountain goat is a white-coated survivor from the Ice Age. Oreamnos americanus stocks its dizzying alpine international with elk, eagles, bighorn sheep, and grizzlies. this primary full-length publication at the mountain goat deals a perfectly written portrait of its lifestyles, conduct, and surroundings. Douglas H. Chadwick tracked mountain goat herds for seven years, and his observations are richly textured and replete with interesting and dramatic information. We examine of the mountain goats' lives from delivery to maturity, their feeding behavior, particular social habit and courtship rituals, and their lengthy historical past. Chadwick additionally makes transparent the troubling and escalating influence of the trendy global at the mountain goat's barren region domestic. This Bison Books version incorporates a new creation via the author.
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A Beast the Color of Winter: The Mountain Goat Observed by Douglas H. Chadwick