Where the Wild Things Were by William Stolzenburg
Life, Death, and Ecological Wreckage in a Land of Vanishing Predators

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For years, predators like snow leopards and white-tipped sharks have been disappearing from the top of the food chain, largely as a result of human action. Science journalist Will Stolzenburg reveals why and how their absence upsets the delicate balance of the world's environment.
 

About William Stolzenburg

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Will Stolzenburg has studied predator control techniques and worked as a wildlife technician, monitoring endangered species. He has written hundreds of magazine features and columns on the ecology of rarity and extinction for Science News and Nature Conservancy, among others. He lives in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
 
Published January 15, 2011 by Bloomsbury USA. 302 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Veteran wildlife journalist Stolzenburg considers the Earth's increasingly compromised plant and animal ecosystems.

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In this impassioned debut, wildlife journalist Stolzenburg examines predation’s crucial role in the preservation of ecological diversity, painting nightmarish pictures of what happens when to

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