The Secret World of Red Wolves

In The Secret World of Red Wolves, nature writer T. DeLene Beeland shadows the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's pioneering recovery program over the course of a year to craft an intimate portrait of the red wolf, its history, and its ...

Author: T. DeLene Beeland

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 1469602008

Category: Nature

Page: 272

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Red wolves are shy, elusive, and misunderstood predators. Until the 1800s, they were common in the longleaf pine savannas and deciduous forests of the southeastern United States. However, habitat degradation, persecution, and interbreeding with the coyote nearly annihilated them. Today, reintroduced red wolves are found only in peninsular northeastern North Carolina within less than 1 percent of their former range. In The Secret World of Red Wolves, nature writer T. DeLene Beeland shadows the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's pioneering recovery program over the course of a year to craft an intimate portrait of the red wolf, its history, and its restoration. Her engaging exploration of this top-level predator traces the intense effort of conservation personnel to save a species that has slipped to the verge of extinction. Beeland weaves together the voices of scientists, conservationists, and local landowners while posing larger questions about human coexistence with red wolves, our understanding of what defines this animal as a distinct species, and how climate change may swamp its current habitat.

Last of the Giants

The Rise and Fall of Earth's Most Dominant Species Jeff Campbell. Red Wolf:
Dog of the Woods Beeland, T. Delene, The Secret World of Red Wolves: The
Fight to Save North Americas Other Wolf (Chapel Hill: University of North
Carolina ...

Author: Jeff Campbell

Publisher: Zest Books ™

ISBN: 154158189X

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 272

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Today, an ancient world is vanishing right before our eyes: the age of giant animals. Over 40,000 years ago, the earth was ruled by megafauna: mammoths, mastodons, saber-toothed tigers and giant sloths. Of course, those creatures no longer exist, and there is only one likely reason for that: the evolution and arrival of the earth's only tool-wielding hunter, the wildly adaptive, comparatively pint-sized human species. Many more of the world's biggest and baddest creatures—including the black rhino, the dodo, giant tortoises, and the great auk—have vanished since our world became truly global. Last of the Giants chronicles those giant animals and apex predators pushed to extinction in the modern era. The book also highlights those giant species that remain—even though many barely survive, living in such low numbers that they are on the brink of leaving this world within the next few decades. However, there is hope, for many endangered species can still be saved. As it profiles each extinct and endangered animal, Last of the Giants focuses on the conservation efforts that are trying to preserve the world's remaining charismatic species before they are lost forever.

Coyote Settles the South

As I drove the preserve I went over in my mind what I had learned of the complex
red wolf story. ... had finished T. Delene Beeland's recent The Secret World of
Red Wolves, an extensively researched and thoughtful assessment of the
situation ...

Author: John Lane

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

ISBN: 0820349283

Category: Nature

Page: 200

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The story of Lane's journey as he visits coyote territories: swamps, nature preserves, old farm fields, suburbs, a tannery, and even city streets. Along the way, he gains insight concerning the migration into the Southeast of the American coyote, an animal that, in the end, surprises him with its intelligence, resilience, and amazing adaptability.

Wild by Nature

Wolves,” 1; Spotte, Societies of Wolves and Free- Ranging Dogs, 4–12; Beeland,
Secret World of Red Wolves, 10. Wolves can also breed across species and
subspecies boundaries with their closest relatives: coyotes (Canis latrans) and ...

Author: Andrea L. Smalley

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 1421422352

Category: History

Page: 334

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"Wild by Nature answers the question: how did indigenous animals shape the course of colonization in English America? The book argues that animals acted as obstacles to colonization because their wildness was at odds with Anglo-American legal assertions of possession. Animals and their pursuers transgressed the legal lines officials drew to demarcate colonizers' sovereignty and control over the landscape. Consequently, wild creatures became legal actors in the colonizing process--the subjects of statutes, the issues in court cases, and the parties to treaties--as authorities struggled to both contain and preserve the wildness that made those animals so valuable to English settler societies in North America in the first place. Only after wild creatures were brought under the state's legal ownership and control could the land be rationally organized and possessed. The book examines the colonization of American animals as a separate strand interwoven into a larger story of English colonizing in North America. As such, it proceeds along a different and longer timeline than other colonial histories, tracing a path through various wild animal frontiers from the seventeenth-century Chesapeake into the southern backcountry in the eighteenth century and across the Appalachians in the early nineteenth to end in the southern plains in the decades after the Civil War. Along the way, it maps out an argumentative arc that describes three manifestations of colonization as it variously applied to beavers, wolves, fish, deer, and bison. Wild by Nature engages broad questions about the environment, law, and society in early America"--

Southeastern Geographer

THE SECRET WORLD OF RED WOLVES The Fight to Save North America's
Other Wolf T. DeLene Beeland “A ... wolf. Beeland provides readers with the
intriguing story of these mysterious predators and the people working to preserve
their ...

Author: David M. Cochran Jr.

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 1469609010

Category: Social Science

Page: 233

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Table of Contents for Volume 53, Number 2 (Summer 2013) Cover Art Sleeping Kudzu J. O. Joby Bass Introduction to Southeastern Geographer, Volume 53, Number 2 David M. Cochran and Carl A. Reese Part I: Papers Recovering Destination from Devastation: Tourism, Image, and Economy Along the Hurricane Coasts Ronald L. Schumann, III Foreign-born Latino Labor Market Concentration in Six Metropolitan Areas in the U.S. South Sara Gleave and Qingfang Wang Downstream Trends in Grain Size, Angularity, and Sorting of Channel-Bed and Bank Deposits in a Coastal Plain Sand-Bed River: the Pascagoula River System, Mississippi, USA Zachary A. Musselman and Allison M. Tarbox Displacement and the Racial State in Olympic Atlanta, 1990–1996 Seth Gustafson Pentagon Contracts and Dixie Barney Warf Part II: Reviews Swamplife: People, Gators, and Mangroves Entangled in the Everglades Laura A. Ogden Reviewed by Scott H. Markwith Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City on the Mississippi Timothy R. Pauketat Reviewed by William I. Woods

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The North Carolina Historical Review

The Secret World of Red Wolves : The Fight to Save North America's Other Wolf .
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2013. 256 pp . Bryant , David , et
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The Red Wolf Conspiracy

Maybe when I first read Philip Pullman. This is one terrific read.”—Terry Brooks “Wonderfully inventive—Robert Redick is an extraordinary talent.”—Karen Miller, author of The Innocent Mage

Author: Robert V. S. Redick

Publisher: Del Rey

ISBN: 9780345515025

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 518

Six hundred years old, the Imperial Merchant Ship Chathrand is a massive floating outpost of the Empire of Arqual. And it is on its most vital mission yet: to deliver a young woman whose marriage will seal the peace between Arqual and its mortal enemy, the Mzithrin Empire. But Thasha, the young noblewoman in question, may be bringing her swords to the altar. For the ship’s true mission is not peace but war—a war that threatens to rekindle an ancient power long thought lost. As the Chathrand navigates treacherous waters, Thasha must seek unlikely allies—including a magic-cursed deckhand, a stowaway tribe of foot-high warriors, and a singularly heroic rat—and enter a treacherous web of intrigue to uncover the secret of the legendary Red Wolf.

Red Ryder and the Secret of Wolf Canyon

The contours , the trails , the caves and secrets of each one were well known to
him and Little Beaver . All of them were wild , harsh and yielding nothing - dead
parts of a living world . Red studied them all , dismissed each one in turn as
being ...

Author: S. S. Stevens (pseud.)

Publisher:

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Category: Cowboys

Page: 210

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With dust jacket illustrated with Red Ryder on black horse, and Little Beaver, pine trees, mountains and shack in background.

Summer of the Red Wolf

Ruarri Matheson is my son—and there's no one in the world knows that except
you and me.” At that moment, I truly believe, I hated Alastair Morrison. He had
seduced me two thousand miles on a promise of rest and healing for myself. Now
he ...

Author: Morris West

Publisher: William Morrow & Company

ISBN: 9780688025618

Category: Fiction

Page: 317

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Attempting to escape the complexities of modern civilization, the protagonist journeys to the Outer Hebrides where he encounters rivalry, love, and epic violence

The Red Wolf

THE RED WOLF is the second exciting book of The Western Coast Shifter Series.

Author: Blair Grove

Publisher: Blair Grove

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Page: 57

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THE RED WOLF is the second exciting book of The Western Coast Shifter Series. Book One, The Lone Wolf, available for Free on Google Play! After discovering the existence of werewolves and other shifters, Justin is thrown into a secret, thrilling new world. Luckily for Justin, his new boyfriend, Dorian, is the most dangerous animal of them all. Now living in Dorian’s mansion, Justin meets the wickedly handsome gardener who is not only charming, but also seems to have some type of hold over him... And the more Justin wanders the grounds of Dorian's estate, the more of dangerous secrets he uncovers… A sexy and fun gay romance full of paranormal adventure to keep you on edge of your seat!

Red Wolf

He has no ID and no jurisdiction, but the town he arrives in needs a lawman to serve and protect. Collects Red Wolf #1-5.

Author: Nathan Edmondson

Publisher: Marvel Entertainment

ISBN: 1302488600

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 136

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Once upon a Timely in the West, a frontier boomtown has more than its share of scoundrels. It takes a hero to keep them in line. Red Wolf - the Cheyenne who stood up to Mayor Wilson Fisk in Secret Wars' 1872 -is the only man who can fill fallen Sheriff Steve Rogers' boots. But after a battle with the Surveyor, Red awakens in a world very different from his own -albeit one still filled with snakes in the grass. He has no ID and no jurisdiction, but the town he arrives in needs a lawman to serve and protect. Collects Red Wolf #1-5.

Wolf Tongue

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Author: Barry MacSweeney

Publisher: Bloodaxe Books Limited

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Category: Poetry

Page: 334

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Barry MacSweeney's last book, The Book of Demons, recorded his fierce fight against alcoholism as well as the great love of those who helped save his life - though only for three more years. When he died in 2000, he had just assembled a retrospective of his work. Wolf Tongue is his own selection, with the addition of the two late books many regard as his finest work, Pearl and The Book of Demons.

100 Wolf

It's the House of Howls , where the Red Wolf lives , ” she snarled suspiciously ,
standing up . " How do you ... It was supposed to be a secret . If everybody in ...
The House of Howls is on the other side of Milford , not the other side of the world
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Author: Jayne Lyons

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416982620

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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Freddy Lupin is the youngest of a noble line of werewolves. His father, Flasheart Lupin, was the bravest werewolf since their great ancestor Sir Rathbone. His uncle, Lord Hotspur, is the Grand Growler of the Hidden Moonlight Gathering of Werefolk. And tonight, on the evening of his one-hundred-and-twenty-first month (ten years and one month to humans), Freddy will undergo his first transwolftation. It's a rite of passage for every great werewolf. For Freddy, however, it's going to be the most embarrassing night of his life. Because Freddy is not going to turn into a werewolf at the sight of the full moon. He's going to turn into a poodle. Thus begins a funny and fast-paced adventure, wherein Freddy is thrown out of his pack, finds himself in the clutches of the Coldfax Fort dog pound, uncovers the truth about his father's mysterious death, and discovers that the great werewolf hunter, Dr. Foxwell Cripp, is planning to destroy all of his family and friends, and Freddy is the only one who can stop him. He might be small, pink, and groomed, but Freddy Lupin is one hundred percent wolf.

Nature s Secret World

The red kangaroo , which lives in the Tasmanian devil looks like a hyaena and
bethere during the Pleistocene period , about ... The thylacine , or Tasmanian a
million years ago , when the northern con most abundant species . wolf , was the
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Author: James Harrison

Publisher: Prentice Hall

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Category: Natural history

Page: 183

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Looks at coloration, hibernation, special adaptations, and snakes, fungi, marsupials, insects, octopuses, birds, manatees, and beavers.

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The Literary World

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Boys Herald

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Science Books Films

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to the efforts of the World Parrot Trust and the people of St . Lucia . ... Index ; C . I .
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predator in the United States for over 700 , 000 years ... Reading a map , tying
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