Alaska Geographic is the official non-profit partner of Alaska's 15 national parks, 16 national wildlife refuges, and America's two largest national forests, plus a variety of other public lands. Our core purpose is to support Alaska's parks, forests, and refuges--and it is our mission to connect people to these remarkable landscapes. Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.