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Northern forests to his tragic finale upon Connecticut's Gold Coast Along the way the lion traverses lands with people gunning for his kind as well as those championing his cause Heart of a Lion is a story of one heroic creature pitting instinct against towering odds coming home to a society deeply divided over his return It is a testament to the resilience of nature and a test of humanity's willingness to live again beside the ultimate symbol of wildness On a pitch black and below zero mid December evening I was just closing the door to our garage to walk the short distance to our front door when I heard a sound coming up from our east-of-the-sun-and-west-of-the-moon-old-tales-from-the-north-illustrated is a story of one heroic creature pitting silent-order-omnibus-one-english-edition instinct against towering odds coming home to a society deeply divided over his return It the-wretched-stone is a testament to the resilience of nature and a test of humanity's willingness to live again beside the ultimate symbol of wildness On a pitch black and below zero mid December evening I was just closing the door to our garage to walk the short distance to our front door when I heard a sound coming up from our

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Heart of a Lion

Rking from the Black Hills of South Dakota on a cross country odyssey eventually passing within thirty miles of New York City It was the farthest landbound trek ever recorded for a wild animal in America by a barely weaned teenager venturing solo through hostile terrainWilliam Stolzenburg retraces his two year journey from his embattled birthplace in the Black Hills across the Great Plains and the Mississippi River through Midwest metropolises and remote Truth is stranger than fiction Here s the basics slightly edited Late one June night in 2011 a large animal collides with an SUV cruising down Connecticut s scenic Merritt Parkway

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Late one June night in 2011 a large animal collided with an SUV cruising down a Connecticut parkway The creature appeared as something out of New England's forgotten past Beside the road lay a 140 pound mountain lionSpeculations ran wild the wildest of which figured him a ghostly survivor from a bygone century when lions last roamed the eastern United States But a fantastic scenario of facts soon unfolded The lion was three years old with a DNA trail emba This is a gorgeously written factually tracked account of a male mountain lion s journey from the Black Hills to the coast of Connecticut based in accurate science with parallel a


10 thoughts on “Heart of a Lion

  1. says:

    In late 2009 one mountain lion born in the remote regions of the Black Hills of South Dakota reaches the independent age of 2 3 years old and sets out to find a mate This book tells his story the longest documented trek 2000 miles of any land mammal in North America tracing him through the deep woods and lakes of Minnesota Wisconsin Michigan tiptoeing into western Ontario and then down through the islands and seaways of the St Lawrence ev

  2. says:

    There are significant insights in this book if your mind is open enough to recognize themThis is superbly written journalistic style non fiction rendering a mountain lion's journey from the Black Hills of South Dakota to the Connectic

  3. says:

    This is a gorgeously written factually tracked account of a male mountain lion's journey from the Black Hills to the coast of Connecticut based in accurate science with parallel accounts of other cats' journeys in their attempts to disperse and re colonize their former range It traces human attitudes towards big cats both back in American history and beyond and clearly illuminates the insane degree of fear mongering that so often still doe

  4. says:

    Truth is stranger than fiction Here's the basics slightly edited Late one June night in 2011 a large animal collides with an

  5. says:

    I saw this on the shelf of my local libraryA beautiful front cover of a mountain lion made me pick it up To be honest when reading this book I felt a sadness about the fact of the many people out there with guns that get enjoyment out of sla

  6. says:

    I stumbled across Heart of Lion due to an promotion and almost didn't get it I thought it was going to be a nonrepresentative book about a single animal that it wouldn't have good information and that might be boring It was the glowing reviews that convinced me to give it a shot which I am happy about now Heart of Lion might be th

  7. says:

    On a pitch black and below zero mid December evening I was just closing the door to our garage to walk the short distance to our front door when I heard a sound coming up from our 200' deep coulee that stopped me in my tracks A low growl an eerie moan a cryI couldn't be sure what it was but I knew it wasn't any of the wildlife that my husband

  8. says:

    On a summer night in 2011 on a highway in Connecticut a mountain lion was struck and killed Once DNA testing was done on the wayward animal it was discovered that it came from the Black Hills of South Dakota This excellent book traces the extraordinary path of this lion along with the history of mountain lions in America

  9. says:

    This is the book you didn't know you wanted to read or needed to read It tells the tragic tale of a young male mountain lion's reco

  10. says:

    I read a lot of books about animals and especially lately about how they intersect with people in the cases of wolves coyotes and mountain lions

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