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Wild Animals and Settlers of the Great Plains

By: Eugene D Fleharty (Author)

336 pages, 28 illustrations

University of Oklahoma Press

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #43876 | ISBN: 0806127090
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This unique history chronicles reciprocal relations between settlers and the native fauna of Kansas from the end of the Civil War until 1880. While including the development of early-day conservation and game laws, zoologist Eugene D. Fleharty tells of wanton wastefulness on the frontier, but also curiosity, concern, and creativity on the part of individual settlers, who hunted and fished for food and recreation or simply wondered at the animals' antics.


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