The Resource An indomitable beast : the remarkable journey of the jaguar, Alan Rabinowitz

An indomitable beast : the remarkable journey of the jaguar, Alan Rabinowitz

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An indomitable beast : the remarkable journey of the jaguar
Title
An indomitable beast
Title remainder
the remarkable journey of the jaguar
Statement of responsibility
Alan Rabinowitz
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Author
Subject
Language
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
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
599.75
Index
index present
LC call number
QL737.C23
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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An indomitable beast : the remarkable journey of the jaguar, Alan Rabinowitz
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1 -- In the Beginning . . .2 -- The Pleistocene Jaguar Corridor.3 -- The First People of the Jaguar.4 -- When Jaguars Talked to Man.5 -- The Conquest of Jaguar Land.6 -- The Killing Grounds.7 -- Into the Jaguar?s World.8 -- Meals on the Hoof.9 -- Thinking to Scale.10 -- The Underground Railway of the Jaguar.11 -- Borderland Jaguars.12 -- In Search of Jaguarness.13 -- The Reluctant Warrior.14 -- Survival in a Changing World
Control code
ocn886539276
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610912273
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.5822/978-1-61091-227-3
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
267620a6-ce49-4bfe-abd0-d213b31b5400
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not applicable
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.b31757558
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)886539276
  • springer1597264555

Library Locations

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