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By Kenneth L. Gosner

Более a thousand иллюстраций, сгруппированных по визуальному сходству, демонстрируют виды морских растений и животных атлантического побережья Северной Америки от залива Фанди до мыса Гаттерас. Путеводитель содержит советы, как находить различные виды, используя информацию по географическому распространению, местообитанию, сезону активности и климату.
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Two years later, each female could produce six more. Six, times six, times six. Modeling the potential growth of a coyote population is awe-inspiring. The first population models calculated in the 1970s by USDA biologist Guy Connolly, and since rerun and revised with equivalent results, show the species’ Lazarus-like ability to rebound from massive killings. 21 Like rats, cheat-grass, kudzu, raccoons, white-tailed deer, ragweed, and Russian thistle, coyotes generate a yearly overabundance of replacements.

THE PREDATOR PARADOX Ending the War with Wolves, Bears, Cougars, and Coyotes JOHN A. SHIVIK BEACON PRESS, BOSTON For my son, Fox The prey must have the predator, just as the predator needs the prey. One without the other eventually becomes something less. The wolf becomes the dog. The deer becomes a cow. And what does man become? —LARRY MARCHINGTON Address to Keepers of the Hunting Spirit Melbourne, Australia June 1991 CONTENTS PART I. THE WAR CHAPTER 1 THE BATTLEFIELD CHAPTER 2 PREDATORS, PEOPLE, AND PREY Impacts and Interactions CHAPTER 3 FOOD An Inseparable Connection CHAPTER 4 PERCEPTIONS THAT FUEL THE PARADOX PART II.

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