From Publishers Weekly
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I highly recommend you read this book if you care about the future of this planet.
This is an excellent book- well researched and superbly written it is accessible to the general reader as well as those in the field.
Mr. Stolzenburg describes research into the effects of large predators on ecosystems.
With merciless editing, this could have been a great book. Stolzenburg's trove of information about the imbalance of nature in the absence of top predators is unfortunately padded... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Speede
I reread this book and found it better the second read. He makes a solid and convincing case that predators control ecosystems, and that--as another reviewer eloquently put it--if... Read morePublished 23 days ago by lyndonbrecht
I really loved this book. Well written and thought provoking about how one little change can snowball into something we did not expect. Read morePublished 3 months ago by inkneedeep
This is the kind of book that everyone should read. It illustrates the importance of predators and how delicate the balance of ecology is. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Paul Hammer
Well written and researched book. Although it is packed with info it remains entertaining and not overdone.Published 5 months ago by R. M. Simmons
Based on academic fieldwork done by others, Stolzenburg presents the strong argument that predators are necessary to maintain healthy ecosystems. An example relevant to the U.S. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Living and Learning
This book summarizes the problems in a highly congested agrarian society like we have on both of our coasts. Read morePublished 9 months ago by C. Ross Anderson
This book is sad but hopeful - yes WE NEED CARNIVORES!!! LISTEN AND THINK ABOUT IT!!! Ecosystems collapse without them. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Mark A. Ryniker