A descriptive profile of Michigan's threatened and endangered wildlife
Endowed with an abundance of natural resources, Michigan is host to diverse wildlife. Wolves, lynx, eagles, loons, butterflies, and sturgeon make Michigan their home. Yet, through widespread logging, commercial harvest, wetland destruction, and water and land pollution, the precarious balance between nature and humans has been seriously disrupted to the point that many of the wildlife populations are struggling to survive. A Guide to Michigan's Endangered Wildlife profiles eighty-one of Michigan's endangered and threatened wildlife species. Detailed descriptive sketches are accompanied by beautiful color illustrations by some of Michigan's foremost nature photographers. Also featured are maps that delineate the distribution of endangered and threatened wildlife in Michigan.