Description - The Encyclopedia of Animal Predators by Janet Vorwald Dohner
Identify the Tracks and Signs of More Than 50 Predators; Learn about Each Predator's Traits and Behaviors; Protect Your Livestock, Poultry, and Pets This in-depth guide teaches you how to identify the habits, habitat, method of kill, tracks, and scat of more than 30 of the most common predatory animals, both large and small. Learn to identify threatening species through tracks, scat, and the damage they leave behind. Fascinating profiles of more than 30 predatory mammals, birds, and reptiles teach farmers, ranchers, homesteaders, and backyard-animal raisers how to prevent their livestock, poultry, and pets from becoming prey. By understanding how predators think and behave, where and how they live, and how they attack and kill prey, you'll be able to interpret the potential threats surrounding your home. Whether you have a vested interest in protecting your pets and livestock or are simply spellbound by wild predators, this is the book for you! AUTHOR: Janet Vorwald Dohner is the author of 'Encyclopedia of Animal Predators, Farm Dogs and Livestock Guardians'. She has 35 years of experience on her small family farm and has relied on livestock guard dogs and corgis with her sheep, goats, and poultry. She writes for magazines, including Modern Farmer and Mother Earth News, and she gives presentations on livestock guardians and predator control at various conferences. Dohner is a board member of the Kangal Dog Club of America and a member of several learning communities for working dogs. SELLING POINTS: Essential reference for keeping animals safe. In-depth profiles ensure correct identification. Focus on nonlethal solutions. Fencing, livestock guardians, alarms, and other recommended protections focus on maintaining wildlife diversity and coexistence as much as possible. Full colour photos and illustrations
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