Hunter and Hunted: Relationships between Carnivores and by Hans Kruuk,Diana E. Brown

By Hans Kruuk,Diana E. Brown

people have combined feelings bearing on carnivores. We respect them as appealing hunters, cosset them as pets, and use their pelts and different items in garments, medications and cosmetics. even though, also they are liable for killing us and our cattle, hold ailment and compete with us for house and foodstuff. whereas a few recommend the conservation of predators equivalent to wolves and tigers, others see them as vermin and wish them long gone. during this publication, Hans Kruuk, a life-long naturalist with a fondness for predators tells the attention-grabbing tale of carnivores and our elaborate relationships with them. Illustrated with in particular commissioned drawings, it bargains with the wild fantastic thing about carnivores and their conservation, but additionally with furs and medication, man-eaters and sheep-killers, explaining purely what the function of carnivores is in nature, how this affects on human lives, our paintings and literature, how we instinctively reply to them and why.

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