Wolf resources

Key literature

  • Bibikow, D.I. 1990. Der Wolf. Die Neue Brehm-Bücherei. A. Ziemsen Verlag, Wittenberg Lutherstadt.
  • Derix, R. 1994. The social organisation of wolves and African wild dogs. PhD thesis, University of Utrecht.
  • Eisenberg, C. 2010. The Wolf’s tooth. Keystone predators, trophic cascades and biodiversity. Island Press, Washington.
  • Fox, M.W. 1980. The soul of the wolf: A meditation on wolves and men. Little, Brown & Company, Boston.
  • Holstun Lopez, B. 1978. Of wolves and men. Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York.
  • Mech, L.D. 1966. The wolves of Isle Royale. Fauna of the National Parks of the United States Series 7.
  • Mech, L.D. 1970. The Wolf. The ecology and behaviour of an endangered species.
  • Mech, L.D. 1991. The way of the wolf. Voyageur Press, Stillwater.
  • Mech, L.D., L.G. Adams, T.J. Meier, J.W. Burch & B.W. Dale (1998). The Wolves of Denali. The University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis.
  • Mech, L.D. & L. Boitani (eds.) 2003. Wolves. Behaviour, ecology, and conservation. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
  • Musiani, M., L. Boitani & P.C. Paquet (eds.) 2009. A new era for wolves and people. Wolf recovery, human attitudes and policy. The University of Calgary Press, Calgary.
  • Musiani, M., L. Boitani & P.C. Paquet (eds.) 2009. The World of wolves. New perspectives on ecology, behaviour and management. The University of Calgary Press, Calgary.
  • Nie, M.A. 2003. Beyond Wolves: The Politics Of Wolf Recovery And Management. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis.
  • Okarma, H. & D. Langwald 1997. Der Wolf. Blackwell Wissenschafts-Verlag GmbH, Berlin.
  • Pluskowski, A. 2006. Wolves and the wilderness in the Middle Ages. Boydell Press, Woodbridge, U.K.
  • Sharpe, V.A., B. Norton and Strachan Donnelley (eds.) 2001. Wolves and human communities. Biology, politics and ethics. Island Press, Washington.
  • Smith, D.W. & G. Ferguson 2005. Decade of the wolf. Returning the wild to Yellowstone. Lyons Press, Guilford.
  • Stoepel, B. 2004. Expeditionen ins Tierreich: Wolfe in Deutschland. Hoffmann & Campe Verlag, Berlin.
  • Walker, B.L. & W. Cronon 2005. The Lost Wolves of Japan. Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books. University of Washington Press, Seattle.
  • Zimen, E. 2003. Der Wolf. Verhalten, Ökologie und Mythos. Kosmos Verlag GmbH, Stuttgart.


Busch, R.H. 2007. The wolf Almanac. A celebration of Wolves and Their World. The Lyons Press, Guilford.

Wolves in regional history

Teuliere, J-M 2002. Le loup en Limousin. Petite hitoire d’une grande dispartion. Lucien Souny Limousin Nature Environnement.

Bad wolf propaganda

Graves, W.N. 2007. Wolves in Russia. Detselig Enterprises, Calgary.

Other related literature featuring wolves

  • Clark, T.W. , M. B. Rutherford & D. Casey 2005. Coexisting with large carnivores. Island Press, Washington.
  • Foreman, D. 2004. Rewilding North America. A vision for conservation in the 21st Century. Island Press, Washington. More info
  • Kruuk, H. 2002. Hunter and hunted. Relationships between carnivores and people. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • MacDonald, D.W. & C.Sillero-Zubiri 2004. Biology and conservation of wild canids. Oxford Biology. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Miller, B., et al. 2001. The Importance of Large Carnivores to Healthy Ecosystems,” Endangered Species Update Vol. 18 (5): 202-210. Download
  • Ray, J.C., K. H. Redford, R.S. Steneck & J. Berger 2005. Large carnivores and the conservation of biodiversity. Island Press, Washington. More info
  • Stolzenburg, W. 2008. Where the wild things were. Life, death and ecological wreckage in a land of vanishing predators. Bloomsbury, New York.
  • Terborgh, J. & J.E. Estes (eds.) 2010. Trophic cascades. Predators, prey, and the changing dynamics of nature. Island Press, New York. More info
  • Quammen, D. 2003. Monster of God. The man-eating predator in the jungles of history and the mind. W.W. Norton, New York.

Carnivores in a human-dominated World

  • Gehrt, S.D., S.P.D. Riley & B.L. Cypher 2010. Urban carnivores. Ecology, conflict and conservation. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.
  • Hayward, M.W. & M.J. Somers 2009. Reintroduction of top-order Predators. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford.


  • Evans, N. 1998. The loop. Dell Publishing, New York.

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