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The Resource The Truth about animals : stoned sloths, lovelorn hippos, and other tales from the wild side of wildlife, Lucy Cooke

The Truth about animals : stoned sloths, lovelorn hippos, and other tales from the wild side of wildlife, Lucy Cooke

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The Truth about animals : stoned sloths, lovelorn hippos, and other tales from the wild side of wildlife
Title
The Truth about animals
Title remainder
stoned sloths, lovelorn hippos, and other tales from the wild side of wildlife
Statement of responsibility
Lucy Cooke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When seeking to understand animals, context is key. Humans have a habit of viewing the animal kingdom through the prism of our own narrow existence. Zoologist and documentary filmmaker Lucy Cooke is fascinated by the myths people create about animals to fill in the gaps in our understanding, and how much they reveal about the mechanics of discovery and the people doing the discovering. In this book she has gathered together the biggest misconceptions and mistakes made about the animal kingdom, and recounts the experiences that have opened her eyes to many surprising realities about animals and the progress of animal science
Cataloging source
FMG
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL50
LC item number
.C66 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Truth about animals : stoned sloths, lovelorn hippos, and other tales from the wild side of wildlife, Lucy Cooke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-322) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Eel -- Beaver -- Sloth -- Hyena -- Vulture -- Bat -- Frog -- Stork -- Hippopotamus -- Moose -- Panda -- Penguin -- Chimpanzee
Control code
1030147790
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780465094646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1030147790
Label
The Truth about animals : stoned sloths, lovelorn hippos, and other tales from the wild side of wildlife, Lucy Cooke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-322) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Eel -- Beaver -- Sloth -- Hyena -- Vulture -- Bat -- Frog -- Stork -- Hippopotamus -- Moose -- Panda -- Penguin -- Chimpanzee
Control code
1030147790
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780465094646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1030147790

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