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An indomitable beast, Alan Rabinowitz, (electronic resource)

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An indomitable beast
Title
An indomitable beast
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Alan Rabinowitz
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Remarkable journey of the jaguar
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eng
Summary
The jaguar is one of the most mysterious and least-known big cats of the world. The largest cat in the Americas, it has survived an onslaught of environmental and human threats partly because of an evolutionary history unique among wild felines, but also because of a power and indomitable spirit so strong, the jaguar has shaped indigenous cultures and the beliefs of early civilizations on two continents. In An Indomitable Beast: The Remarkable Journey of the Jaguar, big-cat expert Alan Rabinowitz shares his own personal journey to conserve a species that, despite its past resilience, is now on a slide toward extinction if something is not done to preserve the pathways it prowls through an ever-changing, ever-shifting landscape dominated by humans. Rabinowitz reveals how he learned from newly available genetic data that the jaguar was a single species connected genetically throughout its entire range from Mexico to Argentina, making it unique among all other large carnivores in the world. In a mix of personal discovery and scientific inquiry, he sweeps his readers deep into the realm of the jaguar, offering fascinating accounts from the field. Enhanced with maps, tables, and color plates, An Indomitable Beast brings important new research to life for scientists, anthropologists, and animal lovers alike. This book is not only about jaguars, but also about tenacity and survival. From the jaguar we can learn better strategies for saving other species and also how to save ourselves when faced with immediate and long-term catastrophic changes to our environment
Summary
The jaguar is one of the most mysterious and least-known big cats of the world. The largest cat in the Americas, it has survived an onslaught of environmental and human threats partly because of an evolutionary history unique among wild felines, but also because of a power and indomitable spirit so strong, the jaguar has shaped indigenous cultures and the beliefs of early civilizations on two continents. In An Indomitable Beast: The Remarkable Journey of the Jaguar, big-cat expert Alan Rabinowitz shares his own personal journey to conserve a species that, despite its past resilience, is now on a slide toward extinction if something is not done to preserve the pathways it prowls through an ever-changing, ever-shifting landscape dominated by humans
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10351311
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Midwest
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1953-
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Rabinowitz, Alan
Dewey number
333
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Nature
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection
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adult
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the remarkable journey of the jaguar
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An indomitable beast, Alan Rabinowitz, (electronic resource)
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MWT11446832
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1 online resource
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online
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9781610912273
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11446832
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remote
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Label
An indomitable beast, Alan Rabinowitz, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11446832
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781610912273
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11446832
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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