In the Temple of Wolves: A Winters Immersion in Wild Yellowstone by Rick Lamplugh
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1490372059 | 186 pages | EPUB | 2,7 MB
When Rick Lamplugh arrives at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch on New Years Eve, he has one goal: to learn as much as possible about the ecology of the Lamar Valley. All winter he will work and live in this remote corner of Yellowstone National Park, home to some of the best wildlife watching in the world. Winter-hungry elk and bison migrate there to graze. Wolves, coyotes, and mountain lions stalk the grazers while eagles, ravens, and magpies wait to scavenge. The snowy backdrop makes the saga of death and life easy to spot. He has three frigid months to explore on skis and snowshoes, observe with all his senses, listen to and talk with experts. A literary blend of facts and feelings, In the Temple of Wolves celebrates natures stark beauty and treacherous cruelty, while revealing Lamplughs inner battles with his own human nature.