The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild

The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild

Hardcover, 352pp, 5.5 x 8.5, 9780316178525, 2013
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From the bestselling author of Crow Planet, a compelling journey into the secret lives of the wild animals at our back door.

In THE URBAN BESTIARY, acclaimed nature writer Lyanda Lynn Haupt journeys into the heart of the everyday wild, where coyotes, raccoons, chickens, hawks, and humans live in closer proximity than ever before. Haupt's observations bring compelling new questions to light: Whose "home" is this? Where does the wild end and the city begin? And what difference does it make to us as humans living our everyday lives? In this wholly original blend of science, story, myth, and memoir, Haupt draws us into the secret world of the wild creatures that dwell among us in our urban neighborhoods, whether we are aware of them or not. With beautiful illustrations and practical sidebars on everything from animal tracking to opossum removal, THE URBAN BESTIARY is a lyrical book that awakens wonder, delight, and respect for the urban wild, and our place within it.

Specifications

Format:
Hardcover
Pages:
352pp
Dimensions:
5.5 x 8.5
ISBN-13:
9780316178525
Author:
Lyanda Lynn Haupt
Supplier/Publisher:
Hachette Books
Date Added:
December 2017
Published Date:
2013