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A life in the wild : George Schaller's struggle to save the last great beasts / Pamela S. Turner.

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Author/Creator:
Turner, Pamela S.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2008
Imprint:
1st ed. - New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2008.
Format:
  • Book
  • 103 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 26 cm.
Note:
"Melanie Kroupa Books."
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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, 1980-1985
  • 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.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780374345785
0374345783

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