Tooth and Claw presents the world's top predators as you have never seen them before, from big cats and wild dogs to sharks, reptiles, and killer whales. Blending gorgeous photos and illustrations with spellbinding storytelling, this book is packed with the latest facts about these fearsome but often misunderstood animals. It covers apex and other top predators in each major vertebrate family, discussing where and how they live, how they are faring in the modern world, and why they matter. Along the way, the authors share informative and entertaining anecdotes from their decades in the field learning about predators, and reveal hard truths about the role humans continue to play in their fate. Tooth and Claw also describes the conservation successes, and lays out some simple but crucial steps each of us can take to protect these magnificent beasts. Are humans top predators, too? Read this amazing book and find out.
Robert Johnson III is a wildlife specialist, conservationist, and biology teaching associate at Coastal Carolina University. Sharon L. Gilman is a biology professor and Daniel C. Abel is a marine science professor at CCU. Daniel’s books include Shark Biology and Conservation (illustrated by Elise Pullen). Elise Pullen is a marine biologist and illustrator.