Hunter and hunted : relationships between carnivores and people /
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 relat...
Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY :
Cambridge University Press,
Table of 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.