"This is a book about the interaction of an animal, its environment, and its human neighbors. Hunters will find it immensely valuable. So will those who simply value the deer as an integral part of our wild heritage." --Adirondack Life
"[This] will become the standard reference on North American deer" -- California Wildlife Magazine
"A readable, superbly illustrated work, as interesting as it is informative. The information Rue offers will sharpen even a veteran hunter's awareness of the complex nature of this great prey animal." --Gray's Sporting Journal
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"Rue, a naturalist-photographer, has done a superb job of discussing the natural history of the deer on this continent." --Glenn L. Sapir, Field and Stream
From the Back Cover
For over thirty years, Leonard Lee Rue's Deer of North America has been the definitive book on the life and habits of the four deer species of North America - mule, whitetail, blacktail, and Sitka.Leonard Lee Rue III, one of America's most respected naturalists and wildlife photographers, has written a comprehensive, fully illustrated book that covers every important facet in the lives of deer, from anatomy to feeding habits, distribution to management controversies. With over three hundred black-and-white photographs and sixteen pages of color plates, The Deer of North America is a book no one with an interest in deer can afford to be without. (7 1/4 X 9 1/2, 564 pages, color photos, b&w photos, map, illustrations, charts)
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