Owls Aren't Wise & Bats Aren't Blind

A Naturalist Debunks Our Favorite Fallacies about Wildlife

By Warner Shedd
(Broadway Books, Paperback, 9780609807972, 336pp.)

Publication Date: July 31, 2001

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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Description
Wildlife expert Shedd--Director of the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation--debunks myths about wildlife and provides fun and factual information about more than 30 North American species. 27 photos.



Praise For Owls Aren't Wise & Bats Aren't Blind

"Crammed with scientifically impeccable detail about both familiar and mysterious beasts and birds. Anyone with a yen for understanding the fauna of the neighborhood and beyond will find delights here."
-- Michael Pakenham, Baltimore Sun

"Consider Owls Aren't Wise & Bats Aren't Blind a must-have if you intend to wander about outdoors this summer . . ."
-- Marta Salij, Chicago Tribune

"Anyone who loves animals will bark and hoot about this charming book."
-- Detroit Free Press

"Wildlife myths are fun, but Warner Shedd uses the skills and experience of a trained naturalist to make the facts even more fascinating. This will find a place alongside treasured field guides on the bookshelves of wildlife enthusiasts everywhere."
-- Patrick Leahy, Vermont State Senator

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