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Author Constantz, George, 1947- author

Title Ice, fire, and nutcrackers : a Rocky Mountain ecology / George Constantz
Published Salt Lake City [Utah] : The University of Utah Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (408 pages)
Contents Introduction; 1. Nutcracker's Brain; 2. Lupine's Defense; 3. Paintbrush Parasites; 4. Eat Me!; 5. Lodgepole Cones; 6. Aspen Clones; 7. Sex-Reversed Katydids; 8. Optimizing Bumblebees; 9. Flickering Butterflies; 10. Axolotls; 11. Tadpole Kin; 12. Scent of a Mouse; 13. The Ultra-Overwinterer; 14. Hummingbirds Micromanage Their Energy; 15. Hay-Stacker; 16. Two Fat Marmots, One Fat Rock; 17. Intimidating Bitches; 18. The Counterintuitive Grizzly; 19. The Bearded Climber; 20. Antler Indicators; 21. Rock Artists; 22. Themes; 23. Land Lines; Epilogue; Thank Yous
Names of Plants and AnimalsGlossary; References; Index; About The Author
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Mountain animals -- Adaptation -- Rocky Mountains.
Mountain ecology -- Rocky Mountains.
Mountain plants -- Adaptation -- Rocky Mountains.
Natural history -- Rocky Mountains.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1607813637 (electronic bk.)
9781607813637 (electronic bk.)