Stories From Afield

Stories From Afield

Adventures With Wild Things in Wild Places

Book - 2016
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"Over the past four decades, Bruce L. Smith has worked with most big-game species in some of the American West's most breathtaking and challenging landscapes. In Stories from Afield, readers join Smith on his adventures as a naturalist, sportsman, and wildlife biologist, as he pulls us into the field of learning and discovery across wilderness areas of western Montana, the National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and a South African temperate forest. Ranging from humorous to harrowing, Smith's essays recount capturing newborn elk calves, stalking mountain goats on icy cliffs, being stranded on a mountain after riding out a helicopter crash, confrontations with bears during his research, plus quirky and edifying hunting tales. Throughout his adventures, the magnetism and danger of wild nature are ever present, reminding us that our fascination with wildness often stems from its unpredictability." --
Publisher: Lincoln :, University of Nebraska Press,, [2016]
ISBN: 9780803288164
0803288166
Branch Call Number: 333.9540973 SM
Characteristics: x, 194 pages ; 21 cm.

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