Predators of North America

Predators of North America

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A season-by-season reference on North America's most thrilling wild animals.

In this book, renowned wildlife photographer Dave Taylor presents 300 full-color images of North American predators in their natural habitats. He offers interesting notes on each animal: its behavior, the role it plays in its ecosystem and where and when it can best be observed.

Taylor pays special attention to the most interesting North American predators, recording the day-to-day life of both the hunter and its prey.

Predators include:





Wolf
Coyote
Red fox
Otter
Mink
Badger
Grizzly bear
Black bear
Polar bear
Cougar
Bobcat
Lynx
Ocelot
Dolphin
Great blue heron
Bald eagle
Great horned owl
American alligator.

Prey include:





Bison
Musk ox
White-tailed deer
Elk
Bighorn sheep
Moose
Pika
Prairie dog.

Predators of North America is the fascinating story of these animals over a calendar year, providing photographers, naturalists, conservationists and hunters a guide to viewing species-specific seasonal events.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 26.67mm | 966.15g
  • Ontario, Canada
  • English
  • 300 full colour photographs
  • 1550465201
  • 9781550465204
  • 1,590,345

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The book is chock full of photos of pelicans and eagles, wolves, lynx, and coyotes, and various bears, weasels, and owls, "the animals that humans love to hate."--Bill Robertson"Saskatoon Star Phoenix" (12/19/2009) Nature photographer and writer Dave Taylor takes you through 12 months of the habits and habitat of the "animals humans love to hate" - our fellow predators. The browsing-friendly format pairs nuggets of interesting and often surprising information with images of a variety of creatures snapped across Canada and the United States, with particular focus on the grizzly bear, black bear, wolf, coyote and red fox.-- (12/05/2009) In this book, noted wildlife photographer and author Dave Taylor offers 300 full-color images of North America's predators captured in their natural environments. Broken down by month, the collection includes impressive shots of grizzly and polar bears, cougars, wolves, foxes, alligators, eagles, and owls. The captions provide scientific information on each species which makes this a wonderful visual experience and an educational treat.-- (12/01/2009) This is a glossy volume with 330 colour photos, but small enough and simple enough for children to handle and enjoy.--Waterloo Region Record (12/12/2009)
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About Dave Taylor

Dave Taylor is a wildlife photographer and the author of 35 books on wildlife and ecology, including Deer World and Black Bears. He is the education program director for an urban-wild park in Mississauga, Ontario.
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