Owls Aren't Wise & Bats Aren't Blind: A Naturalist Debunks Our Favorite Fallacies about Wildlife (Paperback)

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Wildlife expert Shedd--Director of the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation--debunks myths about wildlife and provides fun and factual information about more than 30 North American species. 27 photos.

About the Author

Warner Shedd, a former regional executive for the National Wildlife Federation, holds an advanced degree in biological sciences. A lifelong outdoorsman, he is the author of The Kids' Wildlife Book, and his articles have appeared in Sports Afield, Vermont Life, Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, and other publications. He lives on a mostly wooded farm in northern Vermont.

Praise for Owls Aren't Wise & Bats Aren't Blind: A Naturalist Debunks Our Favorite Fallacies about Wildlife…

"Crammed with scientifically impeccable detail about both familiar and mysterious beasts and birds. Anyone with a yen for understanding the fauna of the neighborhood and beyond will find delights here."
-- Michael Pakenham, Baltimore Sun

"Consider Owls Aren't Wise & Bats Aren't Blind a must-have if you intend to wander about outdoors this summer . . ."
-- Marta Salij, Chicago Tribune

"Anyone who loves animals will bark and hoot about this charming book."
-- Detroit Free Press

"Wildlife myths are fun, but Warner Shedd uses the skills and experience of a trained naturalist to make the facts even more fascinating. This will find a place alongside treasured field guides on the bookshelves of wildlife enthusiasts everywhere."
-- Patrick Leahy, Vermont State Senator

Product Details ISBN-10: 0609807978
ISBN-13: 9780609807972
Published: Broadway Books, 07/31/2001
Pages: 336
Language: English

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