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Creature Comforts - Wildlife Stories and Solutions - by Joel Thomas

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***ABOUT THE BOOK*** In an era when people and wildlife are under constant pressure to live closer and closer together, human animal conflict is on the rise. How should we respond to wildlife problems? What are the real concerns for humans and their wild neighbors? What exactly is going on in my own backyard? In this book you will learn: • How to use an animal’s natural behavior to help solve conflict • How animals see us and our properties • How to protect your home from unwanted animal entry • How to make your property less attractive to potential wildlife pests • How to safely and more thoroughly enjoy our neighborhood wildlife • The behavior and natural history of many common species of wildlife

***ABOUT THE AUTHOR*** Joel was born and raised in East Amherst, outside of Buffalo New York. He grew up for the most part, outside. A childhood interest in animals and wildlife eventually led to work, in the late 70’s as an assistant keeper for one of the largest private reptile collections in Western New York. He graduated from Medaille College in 1993 with a degree in veterinary technology. He has worked at the Erie County SPCA as a veterinary technician since 1995 and became Wildlife Administrator there in1999. He is a New York State Licensed Veterinary Technician, Wildlife Rehabilitator, Falconer and holds certifications in chemical capture and as a New York State DEC Hunter Education Instructor. Joel lives in rural Niagara Country, NY with his wife Tracy, daughter Hannah, a couple hawks and Sam… the wonder dog.

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