Life on The Rocks

By Bruce L. Smith
University Press of Colorado, 2014, 192 pages, $34.95


Wildlife biologist and science writer Bruce L. Smith studied the winter ecology of mountain goats in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness while earning his master’s degree at UM. He also managed and studied Jackson Hole’s famous elk herd for twenty-two years. Here he returns to tell the natural history of the American mountain goat and the conservation challenges facing them. He tells the story in prose and more than 100 color photos from around the region.

Book Cover: Life on The Rocks: A Portrait of the American Mountain Goat
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