The Grizzly in the Southwest: Documentary of an Extinction
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He is the author of The Wolf in the Southwest and coeditor (with Neil B. Carmony) of Mexican Game Trails: Americans Afield in Old Mexico, 1866-1940, also published by the University of Oklahoma Press.. David E. Brown teaches in the Department of Zoology at Arizona State University
Scientists, Southwest historians, and those interested in America’s wildlife will appreciate this readable study of the bear’s life history and of the unique spirit of adventure associated with the grizzly bear-a spirit that passed from southwest game ranges with the expirpation of the species in the first half of this century. He presents the personal narratives of those who knew grizzlies, accounts of hunters and administrators in wildlife management agencies, and the popular legends and lore of the grizzly that one would hear around the campfire. This edition includes a new foreword by Charles Jonkel and a new preface, in which the author discusses
This edition includes a new foreword by Charles Jonkel and a new preface, in which the author discusses the latest developments in the debate over the grizzly's place in the Southwest. . From the Back Cover In this lively, historically accurate account, David E. He presents the personal narratives of those who knew grizzlies, accounts of hunters and administrators in wildlife management agencies, and the popular legends and lore of the grizzly that one would hear around the campfire. Brown chronicles the demise of the grizz
"Five Stars" according to Linda Searles. Book by Dave Brown he is a great writer with first hand experience. William Cramer said Wonderful Read!!. As the owner of a huge bear book library, this is one of my favorites. It is wonderful to read accounts of the great bear roaming the Southwest, and sad to read about its demise. A must have for any lover of bears, wildlife or Southwestern U.S. history.. the grizzly bear in the southwest Adrian Stubblefield next to ghost grizzlies this is the best book on the subject. great history on attitudes on wildlife and how we still have not changed much since the last grizzly was killed. the ranching community still weilds to much power.