Wildlife

Deerland

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"Deerland: America’s Hunt for Ecological Balance and the Essence of Wildness"

By Al Cambronne
Lyons Press, $18.95

Reviewer: JENNIFER WEEKS

The most dangerous animal in North America isn’t a great white shark, a bear, or a black widow spider.

It’s Bambi.

Peril in the Ponds

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"Peril in the Ponds: Deformed Frogs, Politics, and a Biologist’s Quest"

By Judy Helgen
University of Massachusetts Press, $24.95

Reviewer: KAREN SCHAEFER

In mid-August of 1995, at a small farmhouse pond near St. Paul, Minn., Judy Helgen dipped her hand into a bucket of frogs captured by local students.

As she grasped a squirmy amphibian, her stomach churned.

"Enviros Sue Canada Over Species at Risk of Enbridge Pipeline"

"VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Five environmental groups are taking the Government of Canada to court today claiming that it has failed to meet its legal responsibilities under the Species at Risk Act to protect endangered wildlife threatened by the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and oil tanker route."

Source: ENS, 01/10/2014

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