When Man Is the Prey

When Man Is the Prey

True Stories of Animals Attacking Humans

Book - 2007
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Since we humans have evolved into the dominant species on this planet, we sometimes fail to recognize--and respect--the ever-present threat posed by the animals we love or fear, hunt or fight to protect. Many of nature's most lethal residents have combative skills that have been honed by millions of years of adaptive survival, and it takes only a second for an otherwise evolved individual to become a helpless victim. WHEN MAN IS THE PREY is a one-of-a-kind collection of real-life encounters between man and beast that explores the uneasy relationship that humanity has with its native habitat. From bears, boars, and black dogs to swimming with sharks and dancing with wolves, the stories in WHEN MAN IS THE PREY offer a fascinating, frightening, and enlightening look at the natural world and its many creatures.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2007.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780312373009
0312373007
Branch Call Number: 591.65 WHEN MAN
Characteristics: xvii, 397 pages ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Tougias, Mike 1955-

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