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A most remarkable creature : the hidden life and epic journey of the world's smartest birds of prey

text A most remarkable creature : the hidden life and epic journey of the world's smartest birds of prey

Summary
"An enthralling account of a modern voyage of discovery as we meet a rare and mysterious bird of prey--the caracara--that puzzled Darwin, fascinates modern-day falconers, and carries secrets of our planet's deep past in its family history. In 1833... Read more
Contents
Flying monkeys. An unanswered question ; Johnny Rooks ; A half-tamed hawk ; The birth of a naturalist ; The most intelligent bird in the world ; The court of the Penguin King -- Far away and long ago. In the wake of the dinosaurs ; A family secret... Read more
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x, 366 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps, chart ; 24 cm
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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SBBDL 598.96 Meiburg in Adult Non-fiction Available

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