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Author Haupt, Lyanda Lynn.

Title The urban bestiary : encountering the everyday wild / Lyanda Lynn Haupt.

Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    591.756 HAU    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 337 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-327) and index.
Contents 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.
Summary "... journeys into the heart of the everyday wild, where coyotes, raccoons, chickens, hawks, and humans live in closer proximity than ever before. As Haupt explores the intelligent and surprising behavior of the wild creatures in our midst, she brings fascinating 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 daily lives?--Book jacket.
Subject Urban animals -- United States.
Urban animals -- Ecology -- United States.
Wildlife watching -- United States.
Human-animal relationships -- United States.
Philosophy of nature.
ISBN 9780316178525 hardback

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