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Author Kruuk, H. (Hans)
Title Hunter and hunted : relationships between carnivores and people / Hans Kruuk ; drawings by Diana E. Brown.
Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Author Kruuk, H. (Hans)
Subject Human-animal relationships.
Carnivora -- Behavior.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 246 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-240) and index.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; 1 Turning the other cheek; 2 Carnivore society: hermits and communes; 3 The quarry of the hunter; 4 Man the hunted; 5 Competitors and carriers; 6 History of a conflict; 7 What is the use?; 8 Wolves with human souls: pets; 9 Carnivores and neighbours: effects on prey; 10 Crying wolf: anti-predator behaviour; 11 Carnivores in culture; 12 The future; Epilogue; References; Index.
Summary Carnivores such as wolves and weasels, jackals and jaguars are loved by us for their beauty and their prowess as hunters, and simultaneously despised as stock-killers, man-eaters and competitors for food and space. This readable account by a renowned life-long naturalist explores the intricate relationships between people and predators.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0511064853 (electronic bk.)
9780511064852 (electronic bk.)
0511178409 (electronic bk.)
9780511178405 (electronic bk.)
9780511614996 (electronic bk.)
0511614993 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9780511064852 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 57254065
Additional Format Print version: Kruuk, H. (Hans). Hunter and hunted. Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2002 0521814103 0521891094 (DLC) 2002016589 (OCoLC)48803049

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