American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee

American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West

The enthralling story of the rise and reign of O-Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her Before men ruled the Earth, there were wolves. Once abundant in North America, these majestic creatures were hunted to near extinction by the 1920s. But in recent decades, conservationists have brought wolves back to the Rockies, igniting a battle o...

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  • karen
    NOW AVAILABLE!!this is my nonfiction book for the month, chosen because i like wolves, but sean of the house LOVES wolves, and i was going to give this to him when i finished, but i'm afraid it would break his sensitive irish heart.according to this book, wolves have a life expectancy of about five ...
  • Jessaka
    Wolf 0-06“He decided he wanted the gray. He exhaled and squeezed the trigger…The gray staggered and dropped.It was a long walk through the snow to where she lay…This was a trophy very few people in his part of the would had ever taken…When he came within fifty yards of his prize ...
  • Will Byrnes
    There was a time when millions of us roamed the continent. We fed when there was need. We played in forests and open places. Our kind lived well, from the warm woodlands of the south to the frosty forests of the north and in the gentler landscapes between. We raised our pups in cozy dens, and raised...
  • Chrissie
    The central focus of this book is the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone Park and thus the Northern Rockies. By the 1920s wolves had for the most part become extinct in the lower 48 states of the US. In 1995 Canadian wolves were brought into Yellowstone Park. The book follows this reintroduct...
  • Diane S ☔
    3.5 Yellowstone and the wolf reclamation project, two main characters, McIntyre and one a wolf named O-six. The struggles with the ranchers, who see the wolves as predators, a risk to their cattle and their way of life. The hunters, who depend on elk for themselves and those they take on the hunt, a...
  • Shelby *trains flying monkeys*
    3.5 starsI've always been a wolf fan. They are majestic animals and not just because I love reading the porny books featuring wolf shifters. Back in the day my now ex-husband and I heard about a man that bred hybrid wolves. We were interested and that's way before any legal aspects were really talke...
  • Joseph
    American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee is the history of the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone. Blakeslee is a writer-at-large for Texas Monthly. His first book, Tulia, was a finalist for the PEN/Martha Albrand Award and won the J. Anthony Lukas Boo...

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