Forest Cats of North America

Forest Cats of North America

Cougars, Bobcats, Lynx

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
Compares and contrasts the lifestyles and behavior of pumas, bobcats, and lynx, covering hunting methods, courtship, territoriality, and interactions with humans

Firefly Books Ltd
Well-illustrated by color photographs the book provides a detailed description of panthers, cougars, lynxes and bobcats in North America. Includes range maps, fact files, scientific and common names, subspecies, physical traits, diet, life span and more.

Superb pictorial of big cats.

Big cats are efficient predators that once roamed from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and the Arctic to the Gulf of Mexico. Today, they are confined to scattered, remote habitats.

Forest Cats of North America is an intensive look at panthers, cougars, lynxes and bobcats, describing each species in detail. Range maps identify where the cats live and fact files feature scientific and common names, number of subspecies, physical traits, diet, life span and more. Spectacular color photographs capture these cats as they stalk, hunt and raise their young.

The fascinating evolution of big cats is covered including the differences between North American and African cats and how the cougar may well be the ancestor of the cheetah.

Forest Cats of North America is a lively, informative introduction to the continent's most elusive predators.



Publisher: Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books, 1997.
ISBN: 9781552091722
1552091724
Branch Call Number: Q 599.7524 KOB
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.

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