9780816629589

The Wolves of Denali

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  • ISBN13:

    9780816629589

  • ISBN10:

    0816629587

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-04-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Minnesota Pr

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Summary

A ground-breaking work from a team of internationally acclaimed wolf experts.

Author Biography

L. David Mech is a senior-research scientist with the Biological Resources Division of the U.S. Geological Survey Layne G. Adams is a research biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey's Alaska Science Center in Anchorage, Alaska Thomas J. Meier is a wolf recovery biologist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Kalispell, Montana John W. Burch is a wildlife biologist for Gates of the Arctic National Park and Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve in Alaska Bruce W. Dale is a wildlife biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction 1(12)
1 In the Shadow of the Mountain
13(14)
2 Technology Yields the Data
27(24)
3 Denali Wolf Packs
51(23)
4 Denali Wolf Social Ecology
74(27)
5 "The Wolf Is Kept Fed by His Feet"
101(20)
6 Patterns of Prey Selection
121(17)
7 The Caribou Calving Season: A Scramble for Survival
138(21)
8 The Denali Wolf-Prey System
159(16)
Wolves in Perpetuity
175(4)
Appendixes 179(24)
1. Dispersal of Wolves from Study Packs, 1986-94 179(2)
2. Pack Histories 181(9)
3. Timelines 190(11)
4. Scientific Names of Birds and Mammals Mentioned in the Text 201(2)
Literature Cited 203(10)
Index 213

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