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The Urban Bestiary : : Encountering the Everyday Wild

Haupt, Lyanda Lynn. Book - 2013 591.756 Ha 1 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 3.7 out of 5

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"First edition, September 2013"--Title page verso.
The bestiary's bestiary: a note on process -- Part I. Entering the bestiary -- A new nature, a new bestiary -- The lost art of urban tracking -- Part II. The furred -- Coyote -- Mole -- Raccoon -- Opossum -- Squirrel (and rat) -- Black bear and cougar -- Part III. The feathered -- Bird -- Starling, house sparrow, pigeon -- Chickadee -- Crow -- Hawk and owl -- Chicken -- Part IV. The branching and the rooted -- Tree -- Human.
"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 ... 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?"-- Provided by publisher.

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PUBLISHED
New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2013]
Year Published: 2013
Description: xiv, 337 p. : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9780316178525
0316178527

SUBJECTS
Urban animals.
Urban animals -- Ecology.
Wildlife watching.
Human-animal relationships.
Philosophy of nature.