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Lion Sense: Traveling and Living Safely in Mountain Lion Country (Falconguide)

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Publisher Comments:

Learn how to avoid confrontations with mountain lions and how to behave if you actually encounter this predator.

Packed with expert advice, Lion Sense is the essential guide for anyone who travels or lives in mountain lion country.

This guide is perfect for:

Hikers

Suburban landowners

Trail runners

Mountain bikers

Equestrians

Pet owners

Look inside for the latest on:

Surviving an attack

Handling encounters

Recognizing threatening behavior

Protecting your family and property

Myths about mountain lions, plus the real facts

Synopsis:

This guide contains helpful advice on how to reduce the chances of mountain lion-human conflicts and what to do if you encounter this predator.

About the Author

Steve Torres coordinates statewide research and management of mountain lions for the State of California. His own research study has emphasized the factors influencing human-mountain lion encounters and conflicts.

Table of Contents

1 The Mountain Lion Controversy

2 Mountain Lion Attacks

3 The Mountain Lion: A Pure Predator

4 Mountain Lion Identification and Field Sign

5 Mountain Lion Fact and Fiction

6 Safe Travels in Mountain Lion Country: How to Handle an Encounter

7 Safety Tips for Trail Runners, Trail Riders, and Mountain Bikers

8 Protecting Your Property and Family

9 Protecting Your Livestock

10 Protecting Your Pets

11 Did a Mountain Lion Kill It? Reporting Lion Kills

Afterword: A Conservation Dilemma

Appendix: Sources of Information

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762736522
Publisher:
Falcon Press Publishing
Subject:
Outdoor Skills
Author:
Torres, Steven
Subject:
Safety
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Wildlife
Subject:
Outdoors-General
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Kestrel
Publication Date:
20050631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 map, 6 illustrations
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
7 x 4.25 in

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General Medicine
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Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » Survival

Lion Sense: Traveling and Living Safely in Mountain Lion Country (Falconguide)
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This guide contains helpful advice on how to reduce the chances of mountain lion-human conflicts and what to do if you encounter this predator.

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