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Of Moose and Men

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

Jerry Haigh J C Haigh

272 pages
Ecw Press
A search for the moose, the whole moose, and nothing but the mooseWhether 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.
Author Bio
DR. JERRY HAIGH is a Kenya-born, Glasgow graduate veterinarian whose career-long experience with wildlife has spanned four decades and four continents. He has worked on species ranging from elephants to wild dogs and polar bears to moose. He is the author of The Trouble with Lions: A Glasgow Vet in Africa and Wrestling with Rhinos: The Adventures of a Glasgow Vet in Kenya (2002). He lives near Saskatoon with Joanne, his wife of 42 years, and an old Labrador named Caesar.