Buy Used
£18.91
+ £2.80 delivery
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Former Library books. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

Jaguar: One Man's Struggle to Establish the World's First Jaguar Preserve Paperback – 1 Jul 2000

3.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review

See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Paperback
£27.72 £14.99
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.



Only on Amazon: One product for every need Only on Amazon: New Releases


Product details

  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Island Press; New edition edition (1 July 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9781559638029
  • ISBN-13: 978-1559638029
  • ASIN: 1559638028
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.8 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,971,142 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description

Review

..".an irresistible blend of natural history and adventure...the book excitingly describes the rewards and hardships of fighting to protect this almost mythical cat."--George B. Schaller, author of "The Last Panda" and "Wildlife of the Tibetan Steppe"

"The glimpse which Rabinowitz's painstaking and careful research gives us of the world of the mysterious jaguar is tantalizing...Packed with interest and adventure."--Jane Goodall, author of "Reason for Hope" and "In the Shadow of Man"

"This is a first-rate story...a fascinating account of dogged scientific research laced with personal emotions of fear, tears, mistrust, doubt, death, affection, humor, and passion....This is one of the strongest and most heartening books I have read on the efforts of humans to save and protect the world's priceless wildlife from the continuing onslaught of humanity."--Audubon

"If you have ever wondered what it might be like to conduct a field study of a dangerous animal in a remote part of the world, Rabinowitz's Jaguar offers some insights....immensely readable."--Los Angeles Times

"An intimate look at the lives of rural Central Americans...the tension between man and beast becomes startlingly vivid."--Washington Post

"influential 'eco-memoir'"--Dallas Morning News

"Most highly recommended reading for anyone who cares about the preservation of natural areas and especially those who love big cats."--Wildlife Activist

"A jungle adventure story in the classic mold, of a daredevil westerner who penetrates the deepest jungles of Belize in search of his quarry. There are thrills and chills aplenty in this quest for the mighty feline....A lively, dramatic ride through the jungle, with old-style iron-man adventure and love interest. A pleasant surprise."--Kirkus

About the Author

Alan Rabinowitz is CEO of Panthera Foundation. Educated at the University of Tennessee, with degrees in zoology and wildlife ecology, Dr. Rabinowitz has traveled the world on behalf of wildlife conservation and has studied jaguars, clouded leopards, Asiatic leopards, tigers, Sumatran rhinos, bears, leopard cats, raccoons, and civets.

His work in Belize resulted in the world's first jaguar sanctuary; his work in Taiwan resulted in the establishment of that country's largest protected area, its last piece of intact lowland forest; his work in Thailand generated the first field research on Indochinese tigers, Asiatic leopards, and leopard cats, in what was to become the region's first World Heritage Site; and his work in Myanmar has led to the creation of five new protected areas there: the country's first marine national park, the country's first and largest Himalayan national park, the country's largest wildlife sanctuary, and the world's largest tiger reserve.

Dr. Rabinowitz has authored nearly eighty scientific and popular articles and six books, including Jaguar: One Man's Struggle to Establish the First Jaguar Preserve (1986/2000), Chasing the Dragon's Tail: The Struggle to Save Thailand's Wild Cats (1991/2002), and Beyond the Last Village: A Journey of Discovery in Asia's Forbidden WildernessNew York Times, National Geographic Adventure Magazine, Outside Magazine, Scientific American, Men's Fitness, GEO, Natural History, and Audubon. He has been featured in television specials by the National Geographic Society and the BBC, and recently consulted on an IMAX film project about tigers in the Sundarbans of Bangladesh and India.


1 customer review

3.0 out of 5 stars

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Showing 1-1 of 1 reviews

19 October 2016
Format: PaperbackVerified Purchase

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 4.1 out of 5 stars 36 reviews
S.A.K.
4.0 out of 5 stars10/10 would recommend this book
20 July 2016 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
2 people found this helpful.
Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 starsMoving
10 July 2018 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
harborview
4.0 out of 5 starsFascinating real life account of saving a species
27 March 2014 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
VisionQuestress
5.0 out of 5 starsMust Read
19 February 2014 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful.
Linda C SMITH
5.0 out of 5 starsTake me back to Belize
26 May 2012 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?