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Rocky Mountain Bighorn SheepDale Toweill. 2007. Softcover. 64 pages.
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep takes you into the world of these fascinating animals. You will learn abut how they developed and changed as the Ice Age gave way to a modern, dryer America, how they live their lives, how they communicate with one another, how modern management practices help insure their survival for future generations, and even some of the best places in North America to view these magnificent animals. Filled with photographs of wild sheep and descriptions of their behavior, Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep will forever change the way you think about these monarchs of the West's Rocky Mountains.
Touching the Wild: Living with the Mule Deer of Deadman GulchJoe Hutto. 2014. Hardcover. 305 pages.
This is the companion book to the PBS television production of the "Nature" series of the same name. Joe Hutto, naturalist, scientist, author, of Lander, Wyoming has dedicated seven years of his life to becoming a wild mule deer. Ordinarily,the deer herd would run from any human, but these keenly intelligent animals come to regard this stranger as one of their own. As he crosses the species divide, Hutto taps into a new understanding of these elusive animals. His joy in his new family is infectious, but this human predator also learns to see the world from the point of view as prey - and it's an experience that will rock him to his core; sharing their world so personally takes a toll that sends him back to his own kind. We often have copies in stock autographed by the author. Please inquire for availability if you are interested in one.
The Light In High Places - A Naturalist Looks at Wyoming Wilderness, Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep, Cowboys, and Other Rare SpeciesJoe Hutto. 2009. Hardcover and Softcover. 282 pages.
Winner of the Wyoming State Historical Society Award, 2010
"The Light in High Places extols the quiet pleasures of living simply and close to nature in Wyoming's wilderness while the author observes bighorn sheep or herds cows. In lucid and lyrical sentences, it chronicles the ecological and cultural changes that affect this land - and all our future." - George Schaller. We have several additional copies in stock autographed by the author. Please inquire for availability if you are interested in one.
Price: Hardcover-$24.95, Softcover-$16.95
Desert Bighorn Sheep: Wilderness IconMark C. Jorgensen. Photographs by Jeff Young.
2014. Softcover. 143 pages.
The most comprehensive photographic work ever published on this iconic symbol of the deserts of the southwest United States and northern Mexico. Written in an engaging style, it will appeal to both scientist and layman alike.
Life on the Rocks:
A Portrait of the American Mountain Goat
2014. Hardcover. 175 pages.
The American mountain goat is one of the most elusive and least familiar species of hoofed mammals in North America. "Life on the Rocks" showcases the elegance and charm of this little-known creature, thriving in some of North America's harshest wilderness. It offers an intimate portrayal of this remarkable animal through the eyes and lens of field biologist and photographer Bruce L. Smith.
Bighorns Don't HonkStephen Lester. Illustrated by Nathaniel P. Jensen.
2010. Softcover. 32 pages.
A fun book with colorful illustrations and written in lively verse. Here is a sample: "We're horns that don't honk. Nope. Not even a beep. We live in the mountains. We're called Bighorn Sheep." Three pages of interesting facts about wild sheep biology are included.
Moho Wat: Sheepeater Boy Attempts A RescueKenneth Thomasma. 2005. Paperback. 160 pages.
Part of Kenneth Thomasma's "Amazing Indian Children" series. A wonderful adventure for readers age 9-11. Moho Wat is a member of the Sheepeater tribe that lives in the high mountains of northwest Wyoming. Life is hard for the nine-year-old after a terrible struggle with a mountain lion results in the loss of his left hand. He teaches himself to hunt and even attempts a daring rescue of a young girl taken captive by a rival tribe.
Flipbooks - Bighorn Sheep, Wolf, Grizzly Bear and BisonZooflipz. 2008 - 2010. Softcover. 98 Pages.
These small colorful books provide thumb-powered action scenes of bighorn sheep, wolves, grizzly bears or bison. Here is an example of old technology updated with current vivid photography. Each book contains over 50 facts about the featured animal and provides two different action scenes. Size 2 1/2 in. x 4 in.