Synopses & Reviews
Ideal for any nature lover or backyard biologist, WHAT SHAT THAT? is an original and insightful survey of the substance that—like it or not—unites every living creature, from your pet dog to the African elephant.The fifty entries found here cover a range of mammals, birds, lizards, and even fish, including common domestic creatures as well as wild and exotic species. Full-color photographs and illustrations reveal each type of poop in all its glory, and handy descriptions and “scat facts” run throughout.Find out:Why rabbits like to eat their own droppingsHow tiger scat helped the CIA during the Vietnam WarWhich creature's poop could help save the planetWhy one animal's waste product is used to make the world's most expensive coffeeTruly informative and highly entertaining, WHAT SHAT THAT? is also probably more than you ever wanted to know but were too grossed out to ask.
Ever paused to ponder poo? This unique book will resolve all scat squabbles and doo-doo debates. Ideal for nature lovers and backyard biologists, WHAT SHAT THAT?
is an original and authoritative survey of the substance that unites all creatures big and small. All major international species are covered, along with more wild and exotic species, while full-color photos capture each turd in all of its glory.
Handy identification tips and 'scat facts' run throughout the book to help you gain confidence in your poop-identification ability, and there's even a special color comparison chart for in-the-field classification.
About the Author
MATT PAGETT is an artist, illustrator, and writer based in Brighton, England. A graduate of Edinburgh University, he has worked on a number of books, including Household Management for Men, Make Your Own Sex Toys, The Campsite Companion, and 101 Golden Rules of Fishing. The natural world has often featured in Matt's artwork, which has been exhibited internationally.