Skilled predators prized by hunters and cursed by ranchers, mountain lions are the wild soul of the American West. Now a wildlife biologist brings you nose to nose with the elusive cougar. Harley Shaw shares dramatic stories culled from his years of studying mountain lions, separating fact from myth regarding their habits while raising serious questions about mankind's relationship with this commanding creature. qMost of us move into the country because we love wildlife, q writes Shaw. qBut none of us will tolerate having our pets or children eaten. . . . When lion/human encounters occur, the lion (or bear, or wolf) always ultimately loses.q Soul among Lions offers us a chance to consider the true meaning of that loss.snow track is melted out by the sun, then freezes, it can be quite difficult for dogs to smell. If it again thaws slightly, ... A track on wet ground can be trailed easily when it is fresh. However, the ... by houndsmen). Some hounds break easily; others never quite get over chasing deer or coyotes. ... Showing hounds the desired game a positive reinforcement a seems to work best of all in training. Nonethelessanbsp;...
|Title||:||Soul Among Lions|
|Author||:||Harley G. Shaw|
|Publisher||:||University of Arizona Press - 2000|