Of Moose and Men (Paperback)

A Wildlife Vet's Pursuit of the World's Largest Deer

By Jerry Haigh, J. C. Haigh

ECW Press, 9781770410916, 280pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2012

List Price: 22.95*
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Whether you're a wildlife specialist, an avid hunter, or an armchair veterinarian, Of Moose and Men provides a wealth of information about moose from all corners of the world. Follow Jerry Haigh on his adventures with moose both tame and wild, and get an overview of moose biology, including their specialized diet and the relationship between sex and antlers -- where size really does matter. The book also covers the history of moose on Earth and the marked fluctuations in populations that have occurred over time. There are accessible chapters on moose diseases, moose and traffic, moose as a resource, and the surprising uses of moose as pets and dairy animals.

About the Author

Jerry Haigh is a veterinarian and the author of "The Trouble with Lions" and "Wrestling with Rhinos." He has worked with numerous species, including elephants, wild dogs, polar bears, and moose. He lives near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Praise For Of Moose and Men: A Wildlife Vet's Pursuit of the World's Largest Deer

Haigh is an energetic and entertaining story-teller who provides his reader that most delightful of sport: the armchair big game spotter." —Myrna Kostash, Award-winning author of The Frog Lake Reader and Prodical Daughter