Arctic Naturalist: The Life of J. Dewey Soper by Anthony Dalton

By Anthony Dalton

Dewey Soper first travelled to the Arctic in 1923. through the subsequent seven years he permitted 3 study postings on Baffin Island, each one of which lasted among one and years. In 1929 he came upon the breeding grounds of the blue goose within the southwest nook of Baffin Island. He additionally charted the ultimate unknown zone of Baffin Island’s beach. Later in lifestyles he labored within the western Arctic. outdoor the some distance North, Soper studied bison in wooden Buffalo nationwide Park, documented chook existence at the Prairies, and made an in depth learn of small mammals in Alberta.

Soper was once the final of the good pioneer naturalists in Canada. He was once additionally a talented and meticulous explorer. As a naturalist, he was once a tremendous contributor to the nationwide Museum of Canada, in addition to to the college of Alberta and different museums around the country.

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