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The Resource The beast in the garden : a modern parable of man and nature, David Baron

The beast in the garden : a modern parable of man and nature, David Baron

Label
The beast in the garden : a modern parable of man and nature
Title
The beast in the garden
Title remainder
a modern parable of man and nature
Statement of responsibility
David Baron
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The time: the late 1980s. The place: Boulder, Colorado. When residents report cats as massive as African leopards in their yards and driveways, it becomes clear that mountain lions (cougars, pumas, panthers) are repopulating the land, rebounding after decades of persecution and bounty hunting." "To inhabitants of the environmentally aware city of Boulder, the lions' return is cause for celebration - initially. As the massive cats take up residence among houses and feast on pets, the animals' presence turns ominous, provoking political battles and culminating in the unthinkable - the death of a young athlete, hunted by a lion behind a nearby high school."
  • "David Baron chronicles Boulder's struggles to coexist with its wild neighbors and reconstructs the paved-with-good-intentions path that led to Colorado's first recorded fatal mountain lion attack. The book reveals the subtle yet powerful ways in which human actions are altering wildlife behavior, and it demonstrates that the death in Colorado signaled the start of a worrisome trend - one that continues today."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baron, David
Dewey number
599.75/24/0978863
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL737.C23
LC item number
B2652 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Puma
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Puma
  • Colorado
Label
The beast in the garden : a modern parable of man and nature, David Baron
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-274)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One: The Peaceable Kingdom -- A land without carnivory -- Return of the native -- Happy times -- City of nature -- Lion search -- The day shift -- Part Two: Borrowed time -- Sterkfontein redux -- Cats and dogs -- Trouble in the canyon -- The hunt -- Culture; human and animal -- Part Three: Plague -- The long summer -- Final run -- The investigation -- Exegesis
Control code
1081005
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9780393326345
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003016111
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393326345
  • (OCoLC)52720596
Label
The beast in the garden : a modern parable of man and nature, David Baron
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-274)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One: The Peaceable Kingdom -- A land without carnivory -- Return of the native -- Happy times -- City of nature -- Lion search -- The day shift -- Part Two: Borrowed time -- Sterkfontein redux -- Cats and dogs -- Trouble in the canyon -- The hunt -- Culture; human and animal -- Part Three: Plague -- The long summer -- Final run -- The investigation -- Exegesis
Control code
1081005
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9780393326345
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003016111
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393326345
  • (OCoLC)52720596

Library Locations

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