By Bruce L. Smith
Over the earlier 4 many years, Bruce L. Smith has labored with so much big-game species in a few of the American West’s such a lot breathtaking and hard landscapes. In Stories from Afield, readers subscribe to Smith on his adventures as a naturalist, sportsman, and natural world biologist, as he pulls us into the sphere of studying and discovery throughout wasteland components of western Montana, the nationwide Elk shelter in Jackson gap, Wyoming, and a South African temperate forest.
starting from funny to harrowing, Smith’s essays recount shooting baby elk calves, stalking mountain goats on icy cliffs, being stranded on a mountain after driving out a helicopter crash, confrontations with bears in the course of his examine, plus quirky and edifying searching stories. all through his adventures, the magnetism and hazard of untamed nature are ever current, reminding us that our fascination with wildness usually stems from its unpredictability.
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