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