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Grey wolves—Isle Royale: Long-term population and predation dynamics of wolves on Isle Royale

John A. Vucetich and Rolf O. Peterson

in The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515562
eISBN:
9780191705632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515562.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The wolves (Canis lupus) of Isle Royale, an island in Lake Superior (North America), have been studied with their primary prey, the moose (Alces alces), continuously and intensively since 1959. This ... More


Lincoln in American Memory

Merrill D. Peterson

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096453
eISBN:
9780199853939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096453.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book provides a history of Lincoln's place in the American imagination from the hour of his death to the present. In tracing the changing image of Lincoln through time, the book offers insight ... More


The Quirky Moose

Barbara K. Jones

in Wild Capital: Nature's Economic and Ecological Wealth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683401049
eISBN:
9781683401728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401049.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Admittedly, moose hunting generates money through the sale of licenses and permits and the hiring of guides, yet it potentially is tipping the scale against moose survival in all states but Alaska. ... More


The Saga of Mooshmael: The Logic of Family Relationships

Charles R. Ault

in Do Elephants Have Knees? And Other Stories of Darwinian Origins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704673
eISBN:
9781501705861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704673.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines the playful logic of family relationships by focusing on the story of Mooshmael, the moose equivalent to Herman Melville's Ishmael. In Bernard Wiseman's book, Morris the Moose ... More


Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose: Natural History in Early America

Lee Alan Dugatkin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226169149
eISBN:
9780226169194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169194.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the years after the Revolutionary War, the French Count and world-renowned naturalist Georges-Louis Leclerc de Buffon wrote that the flora and fauna of America (humans included) were inferior to ... More


Decolonized Viewing, Decolonizing Views

Dustin Tahmahkera

in Tribal Televisions: Viewing Native People in Sitcoms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618685
eISBN:
9781469618708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618685.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This introductory chapter explains the representational adjustments and readjustments of indigenous people in popular culture. It focuses on North American sitcoms such as I Love Lucy and Moose TV, ... More


Enter the Moose

in Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose: Natural History in Early America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226169149
eISBN:
9780226169194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169194.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Although Notes on the State of Virginia was his only book, Thomas Jefferson's writings—especially his correspondence—were prolific, and show him to be the quintessential man of ideas and thought. In ... More


The Shy Giant of the Forest

Joel Berger

in The Better to Eat You With: Fear in the Animal World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226043630
eISBN:
9780226043647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043647.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

It had taken two and a half years for wolves to arrive in Grand Teton from Yellowstone. Neither the public nor the park or state wildlife authorities knew they were in Jackson Hole. The primal ... More


A Tropical Primate in Alaska

Joel Berger

in The Better to Eat You With: Fear in the Animal World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226043630
eISBN:
9780226043647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043647.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter describes the author's interest in the behavior and ecology of moose in Alaska. One of his studies involves the relationship between ravens and moose. Ravens regularly feed on carcasses ... More


Among the Naive

Joel Berger

in The Better to Eat You With: Fear in the Animal World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226043630
eISBN:
9780226043647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043647.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

In 1999, a CNN story that focused on animals in Grand Teton reported that mothers and calves were thriving, but unexpectedly, the number of calves was relatively low. The recent decline dropped the ... More


A Tiger East of the Sun

Joel Berger

in The Better to Eat You With: Fear in the Animal World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226043630
eISBN:
9780226043647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043647.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

The Russian Far East is the northernmost home of the tiger. These specialized carnivores stride across white sands lining the Sea of Japan. They consume seal, and they live in deep snow where ... More


In the Yukaghirs’ Camp

Rane Willerslev

in On the Run in Siberia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676262
eISBN:
9781452947907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676262.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, the author narrates his experience in the Siberian taiga hunting for moose in the company of a Yukaghir family. He describes Spiridon Spiridonov, which was considered the greatest ... More


32-Bar Rhythm Changes Compositions

Henry Martin

in Charlie Parker, Composer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190923389
eISBN:
9780190923419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923389.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Chapter 2 begins with an overview of Parker’s fully composed 32-bar rhythm changes compositions. Parker is strongly associated with improvising on rhythm changes (the chord changes of “I Got Rhythm,” ... More


The Master of the Chemical Machine: The Rise of Hooker

Richard S. Newman

in Love Canal: A Toxic History from Colonial Times to the Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195374834
eISBN:
9780197562673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195374834.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

Model’s City’s demise did little to slow industrial growth in Niagara Falls. During the early 1900s, the region’s economy expanded at a tremendous rate. Niagara’s next big thing came in the form of ... More


Moose in the Wilderness: The Instability of Populations

Daniel B. Botkin

in The Moon in the Nautilus Shell: Discordant Harmonies Reconsidered

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199913916
eISBN:
9780190267919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199913916.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter focuses on the moose and their wilderness ecosystem at Isle Royale, an island of the Great Lakes located in the northwest of Lake Superior. It first considers the migration of moose ... More


Within the Moose’s Stomach: Nature as the Biosphere

Daniel B. Botkin

in The Moon in the Nautilus Shell: Discordant Harmonies Reconsidered

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199913916
eISBN:
9780190267919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199913916.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the view that considers nature as a biosphere by focusing on the moose and their wilderness ecosystem at Isle Royale, an island of the Great Lakes, as well as their symbiotic ... More


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