George A. Feldhamer is a professor of zoology at Southern Illinois University. He is coeditor of Mammalogy: Adaptation, Diversity, Ecology and Wild Mammals of North America: Biology, Management, and Conservation; and coauthor of Mammals of the National Parks, all published by Johns Hopkins. William J. McShea is a research scientist at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park and senior editor of The Science of Overabundance: Deer Ecology and Population Management and Oak Forest Ecosystems: Ecology and Management for Wildlife, the latter also published by Johns Hopkins.
With vivid color photographs and an accessible and engaging question-and-answer format, this easy-to read book is the go-to resource on deer. Nature lovers, hunters, and anyone curious about deer will find this fact-filled book both fascinating and full of surprises. * Southeastern Naturalist * A nice book to read. -- Robert E. Hoopes * Wildlife Activist * This introductory work translates scientific studies/terminology into an easy-to-read format for lay readers to gain an understanding of the Cervidae family. * Choice * Hunters, nature lovers, and anyone curious abot deer will enjoy reading this book. -- Evelyne Bremond-Hoslet * Mammalia *