Learn to identify threatening species through tracks, scat, and the damage they leave behind. Fascinating profiles of more than 50 predatory mammals, birds, and reptiles teach farmers, ranchers, homesteaders, and backyard-animal raisers how to prevent their livestock, poultry, and pets from becoming prey. By understanding how predators think and behave, where and how they live, and how they attack and kill prey, you’ll be able to interpret the potential threats surrounding your home. Whether you have a vested interest in protecting your pets and livestock or are simply spellbound by wild predators, this is the book for you!
“A thorough book of facts and practical advice on coexisting with troublesome predators. Running throughout is a unifying plea of compassion: These are not mindless enemies to be vanquished, but irreplaceable neighbors to be cherished.” — Will Stolzenburg, author of Heart of a Lion and Where the Wild Things Were
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Know What's Out There
Learn to humanely and effectively prevent your livestock, poultry, and pets from becoming prey. Comprehensive profiles of more than 50 animal predators will teach you to identify their habitat, tracks, scat, and attack patterns while offering valuable insights into how these animals think, live, and hunt.
Whether you're in the country, suburbs, or city, protect what you love through a genuine understanding of the animal predators around you.