A Wildlife Management Institute
In this lavishly illustrated volume Richard E. McCabe, Bart W.
O'Gara and Henry M. Reeves explore the fascinating relationship of
pronghorn with people in early America, from prehistoric evidence
through the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876. The only one of
fourteen pronghorn-like genera to survive the great extinction
brought on by human migration into North America, the pronghorn has
a long and unique history of interaction with humans on the
continent, a history that until now has largely remained
With nearly 150 black-and-white photographs, 16
pages of color illustrations, plus original artwork by Daniel P.
Metz, Prairie Ghost: Pronghorn and Human Interaction in Early
America tells the intriguing story of humans and these elusive
big game mammals in an informative and entertaining fashion that
will appeal to historians, biologists, sportsmen and the general
Winner of the Wildlife Society's Outstanding Book Award
Subjects: Biological Sciences, Zoology, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, History
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