Hidden World of the Fox

Publisher: HarperCollins Release date: 2019-10-22

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Discover the hidden world of the fabled yet enigmatic fox"e;A lovely little book. Quietly lyrical, often funny. Shatters vulpine myths."e;The Sunday Times (UK)The fox. For thousands of years myth and folklore have celebrated its cunning intelligence. Today the red fox is the natures most populous carnivore, its dancing orange tail a common sight in backyards. Yet who is this wild neighbor, truly? How do we negotiate this uneasy new chapter of an ancient relationship? Join British ecologist Adele Brand on a journey to discover the surprising secrets of the fabled fox, the familiar yet enigmatic creature that has adapted to the human world with astonishingsome say, unsettlingsuccess.Brand has studied foxes for twenty years across four continentsfrom the Yucatn rainforest to Indias remote Thar Desert, from subarctic Canada to metropolitan London. Her observations have convinced her that the fox is arguably the most modern of all wildlife, uniquely suited to survival in the rapidly expanding urban/wild interface. Blending cutting-edge science, cultural anthropology, and intimate personal storytelling drawn from her own remarkable fieldwork, The Hidden World of the Fox is Brands rich and revelatory portrait of the extraordinary animal she has devoted her life to understanding.The fox. For thousands of years myth and folklore have celebrated its cunning intelligence. Today the red fox is the natures most populous carnivore, its dancing orange tail a common sight in backyards. Yet who is this wild neighbor, truly? How do we negotiate this uneasy new chapter of an ancient relationship? Join British ecologist Adele Brand on a journey to discover the surprising secrets of the fabled fox, the familiar yet enigmatic creature that has adapted to the human world with astonishingsome say, unsettlingsuccess.

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Genre: Wildlife: mammals

Collection: William Morrow

Type: EPub

Pages: 224

ISBN: 9780062966124

Additional Information

Genre: Wildlife: mammals

Collection: William Morrow

Type: EPub

Pages: 224

ISBN: 9780062966124

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