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Wildlife watching in America's national parks : a seasonal guide / Gary W. Vequist & Daniel S. Licht.

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Author/Creator:
Vequist, Gary.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
1st ed. - College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xi, 228 p. : col. ill., maps (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223) and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction: wildlife in national parks
  • History of wildlife conservation in parks
  • Watching wildlife in parks
  • Why view wildlife?
  • Spring
  • March: Gray wolves of Yellowstone
  • April: Black bears of the Great Smoky Mountains
  • May: Prairie dogs of the Badlands
  • Summer
  • June: Sea turtles of the Dry Tortugas
  • July: American bison of Theodore Roosevelt
  • August: Bats in Carlsbad Caverns
  • Fall
  • September: Pacific salmon of the Olympics
  • October: Elk of Buffalo River
  • November: Beaver of Cuyahoga River Valley
  • Winter
  • December: American alligators of the Everglades
  • January: Gray whales of Point Reyes
  • February: Bald eagles on the Mississippi River
  • Final observations
  • Hints for viewing wildlife
  • Wildlife-viewing ethics
  • Fifty wildlife-viewing destinations.
Contributor:
Licht, Daniel S., 1960-
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781603448147
1603448144
9781603448277
1603448276

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