The Grizzly in the Southwest: Documentary of an Extinction

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The Grizzly in the Southwest: Documentary of an Extinction Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: University of Oklahoma Press Pages: 304 Illustrations and other contents: 45 black & white illustrations, 4 maps Language: English ISBN: 9780806128801 Categories: , ,

In this lively, historically accurate account, David E. Brown chronicles the demise of the grizzly bear in the Southwest. He presents the personal narratives of those who knew grizzlies, accounts of hunters and administrators in wildlife management agencies, and the popular legends and lore of the grizzly that one would hear around the campfire. Scientists, Southwest historians, and those interested in America’s wildlife will appreciate this readable study of the bear’s life history and of the unique spirit of adventure associated with the grizzly bear-a spirit that passed from southwest game ranges with the expirpation of the species in the first half of this century. This edition includes a new foreword by Charles Jonkel and a new preface, in which the author discusses the latest developments in the debate over the grizzly’s place in the Southwest.

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Author Biography

David E. Brownteaches in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University. He is the author or editor of numerous books including The Wolf in the Southwest: The Making of an Endangered Species and Aldo Leopold's Southwest (coedited with Neil B. Carmony).