is a natural history of the wildlife species that call Yellowstone
National Park and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem their home.
|Illustrated with stunning
images by renowned wildlife photographer Thomas Mangelsen, Yellowstone Wildlife
describes the lives of species in the park, exploring their habitats
from the Grand Tetons to Jackson Hole.
megafauna like elk, bison, wolves, bighorn sheep, and grizzly bears, to
smaller mammals like bats, pikas, beavers, and otters, to some of the
279 species of birds, Johnsgard describes the behavior of animals
throughout the seasons, with sections on what summer and autumn mean to
the wildlife of the park, especially with the intrusion of millions of
tourists each year.
and Natural History of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Paul A. Johnsgard
University Of Chicago Press, 2013
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