Mexican Wilderness And Wildlife

Mexican Wilderness And Wildlife


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Ben Tinker spent years exploring the rugged wilderness of the Sierra Madres and the vast deserts of Sonora and Baja California; Mexican Wilderness and Wildlife condenses a lifetime of outdoor lore and learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292741935
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 05/01/2012
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Ben Tinker was a rancher, wildlife journalist, hunter, and fly fisherman. He served as consultant for Time-Life Books for their The Sierra Madres.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • 1. Past Records
  • 2. First Protection of Vanishing Wildlife
  • 3. Big Game and Major Predatory Animals
  • 4. Life Zones
  • 5. Natural Game Foods
  • 6. Life Sketches of Major Big Game Animals and Wild Turkeys
    • Desert Bighorn Sheep, Ovis canadensis
    • Pronghorn Antelope, Antilocapra americana
    • Mule Deer, Odocoileus hemionus
    • Whitetail Deer, Odocoileus virginianus
    • Collared Peccary, Dicotyles tajacu
    • Bear: Grizzly, Ursus arctos; Black, Ursus americanus
    • Wild Turkey, Meleagris gallopavo
  • 7. Life Sketches of Major Predatory Animals
    • Jaguar, Felis onca
    • Mountain Lion, Felis concolor
    • Timber Wolf, Canis lupus
    • Coyote, Canis latrans
    • Bobcat, Lynx rufus
  • 8. Desert Water
  • 9. Trout Fishing
    • Sierra Madre Occidental
    • Baja California
  • 10. Antiguas
  • 11. Ammonites
  • 12. Guide to Big Game Habitats and Wilderness

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Madison Grant

I suspect that Ben Tinker knows more about the wildlife of Mexico than any other living man and this certainly comes across in his book.
Madison Grant, former president of the New York Zoological Society

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