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A Beast The Color Of Winter: The Mountain Goat Observed
by: Chadwick, Douglas

The author tracked mountain goat herds for seven years and offers a superbly written portrait of the mountain goat's life, habits, and environment. Learn of the its life from birth to adulthood, their feeding habits, unique social behavior and courtship rituals, and their long history. B/W photos, illustrations, maps. 208 pgs.
c.1983, S/C...$12.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good


A Beast The Color Of Winter: The Mountain Goat Observed
by: Chadwick, Douglas

The author tracked mountain goat herds for seven years and offers a superbly written portrait of the mountain goat's life, habits, and environment. Learn of the its life from birth to adulthood, their feeding habits, unique social behavior and courtship rituals, and their long history. B/W photos, illustrations, maps. 208 pgs.
c. 2002, S/C...$14.95


A Ceremonial Ox of India
by: Simoons, Federick & Elizabeth

A detailed study by a cultural geographer of the mithan (Bos frontalis), a domesticated bovine animal that is not milked. The mithan, one of the gentlest of animals, is among the tribal's most prized pocessions and a measure of wealth and status. Discusses distribution, it's place in the bovine world, six selected mithan-keeping peoples, and describes the mithan in the economy, social and religous life. The book contains notes on the domestication of common cattle. B/W photos & illustrations. 323 pgs.
c. 1968, H/C...$45.00
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A Certain Curve Of Horn: The Hundred-Year Quest for the Giant Sable Antelope of Angola
by: Walker, John Frederick

Veteran journalist Walker tells the story of one of the most revered and endangered of regal beasts: the giant sable antelope of Angola, a majestic, coal-black quadruped. It is an enthralling and tragic tale of exploration and adventure, politics and war, the brutal realities of life in Africa today and the bitter choices of conflicting conservation strategies. 16 pgs of B/W photos. 477 pgs.
c. 2002, H/C...$26.00
Out-of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Brand New


A Natural History of Giraffes
by: Mochi, Ugo

Includes info on the giraffe's way of life as individuals, their herd structure, the curious headslamming bouts of the males, their courtship and reprodcution, their relation to other animals and man, variations in spot patterns, as well as anatomical features and physiological adaptaions associated with the very long neck and limbs that equip the giraffe for life in its thornbush savanna habitat in Africa. The Okapi has a chapter of its own. 134 pgs.
c. 1973, H/C...$35.00
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A Natural History of Zebras
by: Macclintock, Dorcas & Mochi, Ugo
Stripes & stripe patterns, Grevy's Zebra, Mountain Zebras, Plains Zebras, field studies, social organization, mares & foals, daily activities, dispersal & migration, species ranges, parasites, diseases, injuries, predators, scavengers, man, Quagga - an extinct zebra, efforts to breed & train zebras, zebras in captivity.134 pgs.
c. 1976, H/C...$35.00
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Age Of Dinosaurs In Northern Arizona
by: Breed, William

This booklet relates the geologic history of northen Arizona during the Mesozoic Era, about 170 million years ago. It is divied into three chapters: the Triassic, Jurassic, & Cretaceous Periods. Each period is discussed with a description of the rocks that were despositied and where they can be seen today, and with a reconstruction of the landscape and the animals and plants characteristics of the periods. B/W illustrations & photos. 45 pgs.
c. 1968, Booklet...$5.00
Used, Out-of-Print, Quantities Limited


Antelopes: Part 3, West & Central Africa (Global Survey & Regional Action Plans)
by: East, R.
Classification of antelopes, country reports, conservation priorities. Range maps. 171 pgs.
c. 1991, S/C...$27.95


Antelopes: Part 4, North Africa, the Middle East, & Asia (Global Survey & Regional Action Plan)
by: Mallon, D.P. & Kingswood, S.C.
Classification of antelopes, country reports, conservation priorities. Range maps. 260 pgs.
c. 2001, S/C...$32.95


Antelopes (The World of Animals)
by: Bere, Rennie

Chapters on: Distribution, habitat, food, herds and individuals, predator, survival & conservation. B/W & color photos. 96 pgs.
c. 1970, H/C...$15.00
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Big Game Animals Of North America
by: O'Connor, Jack

Covers every North American animal classified as big game, seen from the viewpoints of both the seasoned outdoorsman and the scientifically trained naturalist. Dall sheep, Bighorn, Rocky Mt Goat, Pronghorn, American Buffalo, Whitetail Deer, Mule Deer, Elk, Moose, Caribou, Javelina, Mt Lion, Jaguar, Black Bear, Grizzly, Brown Bear, Polar Bear, Wolf, Muskox, Walrus. 20 Full color plates & hundreds of B/W drawings. 264 pgs.
c. 1961, H/C, Oversize...$45.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good, no dust jacket, name inside front cover


Big Game Animals Of North America (An Outdoor Life Book)
by: O'Connor, Jack

Covers every North American animal classified as big game, seen from the viewpoints of both the seasoned outdoorsman and the scientifically trained naturalist. Dall sheep, Bighorn, Rocky Mt Goat, Pronghorn, Am Buffalo, Whitetail Deer, Mule Deer, Elk, Moose, Caribou, Javelina, Mt Lion, Jaguar, Black Bear, Grizzly, Brown Bear, Polar Bear, Wolf, Muskox, Walrus. Full color plates & hundreds of B/W drawings, range maps. 238 pgs.
c. 1977, Rev & Updated, H/C, Oversize...$50.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good with dust jacket, Inside Very good - like new, dust jacket poor, torn & back half gone


Big Game Of North America
by: Bauer, Rewin

A spectacular tribute to the big game animals of the U.S.A., Canada, and Mexico. Coverage of the 17 big game animals begins with a discussion of each animal's basic characteristics followed by a brief overview of behavior and conservation, an illustrated tracking diagram, and a current range map. Erwin Bauer's personal, lively text is highlighted by more than 120 full-color photographs. Animals covered: bighorn sheep, dall sheep including stone and Fannin sheep, pronghorn antelope, mountain goats, bison, muskoxen, whitetailed deer, mule deer and blacktailed deer, elk, moose, caribou,: mountain lions, jaguar, black bears, grizzly bears including brown kodiak bears, and polar bears. 160 pgs.
c. 1997, H/C...$35.00


Big Game of North America: Ecology & Management
by: Schmidt, John L. & Gilbert, Douglas L.

Professionals and students of wildlife managment and biology can consult the statistical and reference material with confidence; and hunters and outdoors sports enthusiasts get in-depth information on important topics like big game identification, behavior and habitats. This book is divided into two main sections. The first treats the individual ecology and management of all the big game mammals in North America:American Elk, Mule Deer, Black-tailed Deer, White-tailed Deer, Moose, Caribou, Pronghorn, BIson, Musk-ox, Mountain Goat, Bighorn Sheep, Dall's Sheep, Collared Peccary, Mountain Lion, Black Bear, Brown (Grizzly) Bear and Polar Bear. Also included are the newest big game animals in North America- the introduced exotics, such as the ibex, the axis deer, the desert sheep and others. The second half covers the most pertinent topics relating to big game species: early management, big game values, nutrition and carrying capacity of habitat, population behavior and its implications for management, estimating population characteristics, population modeling, managing the harvest, predators and predator control, sociological considerations in management, habitat changes and management and a look at the future of the big game species. 494 pages. Color and B/W photos.
c. 1980, Revised Edition, H/C...$35.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good w/dust jacket, ex-library with usual markings


Bighorn Sheep: Mountain Monarchs
by: Gildart, Bert

The book includes life cycle data and natural history, as well as personal observations and stories from the authors field research. Readers will learn about the status of the species, including Rocky Mountain bighorn and Desert bighorn, Dall and Stone sheep, in their various habitat regions and get an outlook for their future in those places. Dramatic and detailed photography is used throughout. Outstanding photography. 143 pgs.
c. 1999, S/C...$16.95


Biology & Behavior Of The Reedbuck In The Kruger National Park
by: Jungius, Hartmut

Information on the reedbuck's habitat requirments, biology, social behavior, feeding & drinking habits, behavior patterns, ecological requirements, locomotion in the Kruger National Park in Africa. 32 figures, 20 tables, maps, B/W photos. 106 pgs.
c. 1971, S/C...$25.50


Conservation & Biology Of Desert Antelopes
by: Dixon, Alexandra & Jones, David

A collection of papers including 'Operation Oryx', comparative biology, veterinary care, taxonomy and species status of desert antelopes. Chronicles the successful captive breeding program & reintroduction. Color photos. 238 pgs.
c.1989, H/C...$55.00


Desert Ibex
by: Habibi, Khushal

The Nubian Ibex has survived among Arabia's rugged foothills & escarpments for thousands of years. Under the auspices of the National Commission for Wildlife Conservation & Development, headquarted in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the author has studied these wild ungulates in their arid environments over a period of several years. His work provides a unique insight into this little known species with valuable & fascinating information on their biology, ecology, reproduction & behavior. Includes 8 pages of color photos, illustrations, maps, charts,& graphs. 192 pgs.
c. 1994, H/C...$90.00


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