Synopses & Reviews
In a rare blend of scientific fact and poetic truth, the acclaimed author of A Natural History of the Senses explores the activities of whales, penguins, bats, and crocodilians, plunging headlong into nature and coming up with highly entertaining treasures.
"Enthusiastic, free-ranging and accessible, this is popular natural-history writing at its most persuasive." Publishers Weekly
"[An] insider's view of the sometimes arduous, risky, yet satisfying work of wildlife conservation." Library Journal