The coyote's message

Howe, Steve
September 1995
Backpacker;Sep95, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p144
Focuses on the effect of federal programs and trapping on the natural balance of predators in the United States. Leg-hold trapping of predators; Creation of the Animal Damage Control; Drawbacks of trapping methods; Lessons about human tinkering with nature.


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