American Bison

American Bison Combines The Latest Scientific Information And One Man S Personal Experience In An Homage To One Of The Most Magnificent Animals To Have Roamed America S Vast, Vanished Grasslands Dale F Lott, A Distinguished Behavioral Ecologist Who Was Born On The National Bison Range And Has Studied The Buffalo For Many Years, Relates What Is Known About This Iconic Animal S Life In The Wild And Its Troubled History With Humans Written With Unusual Grace And Verve, American Bison Takes Us On A Journey Into The Bison S Past And Shares A Compelling Vision For Its Future, Offering Along The Way A Valuable Introduction To North American Prairie Ecology.We Become Lott S Companions In The Field As He Acquaints Us With The Social Life And Physiology Of The Bison, Sharing Stories About Its Impressive Physical Prowess And Fascinating Relationships Describing The Entire Grassland Community In Which The Bison Live, He Writes About The Wolves, Pronghorn, Prairie Dogs, Grizzly Bears, And Other Animals And Plants, Detailing The Interdependent Relationships Among These Inhabitants Of A Lost Landscape Lott Also Traces The Long And Dramatic Relationship Between The Bison And Native Americans, And Gives A Surprising Look At The History Of The Hide Hunts That Delivered The Coup De Gr Ce To The Already Dwindling Bison Population In A Few Short Years.This Book Gives Us A Peek At The Rich And Unique Ways Of Life That Evolved In The Heart Of America Lott Also Dismantles Many Of The Myths We Have Created About These Ways Of Life, And About The Bison In Particular, To Reveal The Animal Itself Ruminating, Reproducing, And Rutting In Its Full Glory His Portrait Of The Bison Ultimately Becomes A Plea To Conserve Its Wildness And An Eloquent Meditation On The Importance Of The Wild In Our Lives.American Bison

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  • Hardcover
  • 245 pages
  • American Bison
  • Dale F. Lott
  • English
  • 14 March 2018
  • 0520233387

10 thoughts on “American Bison

  1. says:

    I recently decided I need to start reading natural histories of the animals I m interested in I figured it would be kind of a chore, but important to my future Dale Lott seems to be aware that natural history can be a bit boring, so he slips in weir...

  2. says:

    This was a well researched and highly readable book about the American bison It was apparent that the writer has expertise in the topic, while also having a deep respect for the animals It carried a narrative tone throughout and it was a unique natural history in that regard It read a lot...

  3. says:

    A great book detailing the history, natural history, ecology, habitat, physiology of the American Bison Bison Bison He describes the proto bison, the other competitors for that particular niche and how B.Bison succeeded in holding that niche until the advent of the horseback hunter It is refreshing that he discusses Buffalo jumps in a realistic way There are numerous jumps throughout the west and it is evocative to view them The particular one he discusses is in Alberta and h...

  4. says:

    This is a great book I picked it up just to find out about the historical numbers of bison, which was discussed, but found the rest of the book so engaging that I read it straight through The book goes on longer than you think it will if you haven t looked carefully at the table of contents Just when you thought he d pretty much explained bison, he starts talking about other animals on the prairie, and then when he s finished with that, he keeps on going talking about human buffalo relati This is a great book I picked it up just to find out about the historical numbers of bison, which was discussed, but found the rest of the book so engaging that I ...

  5. says:

    Easily one of the best animal natural history books I ve read, especially if you exclude narrative nonfiction Lott s writing is beautiful, his ideas are nuanced, his stories are engaging I found myself delightfully surprised on almost every page The guy clearly loved bison and it s clear tha...

  6. says:

    Wildlife management uses biological expertise to implement the personal values of individual members of our society as they are expressed through the political system We have to learn to value themwild animalswithout believing that they value us ...

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