Why Big Fierce Animals Are Rare
An Ecologist's Perspective
Paul A. Colinvaux


Here is one of the most provocative, wide-ranging, and delightful books ever written about our environment. Paul Colinvaux takes a penetrating look at the science of ecology, bringing to his subject both profound knowledge and an enthusiasm that will encourage a greater understanding of the environment and of the efforts of those who seek to preserve it.

First published in 1978.