Where the Wild Things Were: Life, Death, and Ecological Wreckage in a Land of Vanishing Predators
Publish date: July 8th 2008
Pages no: 291
Edition language: English
Intellectually most people realize that a healthy ecosystem needs its large predators, like grizzlies, wolves, killer whales and sharks in order to function properly but when we hear news stories about encounters between humans and said predators most of us probably have a tendency to leave intellec...
Very interesting ecology book focusing on the effects of big predators - their removal and re-introduction. There isn't much to say that hasn't been said in previous reviews. The writing style is personable and not overly technical, but doesn't dumb down the subject at all. Minus one star for fai...
I was a bit disappointed after finishing Where the Wild Things Were as I believed it would be more focused on today's issues and have more in the way of information for myself. While it may come packed with information for the laymen, I am well-versed in ecology, ecosystems, the predator/prey relati...