A Desert Bestiary: Folklore, Literature, and Ecological Thought from the World's Dry Places

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Big Earth Publishing, 1996 - Nature - 166 pages
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Contents

Ant
1
Bat
8
Bee
11
Beetle
19
Bighorn sheep
20
Blowfly
22
Butterfly
24
Camel
27
Jackrabbit
89
Kangaroo
94
Kangaroo rat
97
Leopard
100
Lion
101
Millipede
106
Ostrich
107
Peregrine falcon
111

Coatimundi
32
Coyote
36
Desert tortoise
43
Dingo
44
Eagle
47
Eland
52
Elephant
54
Frog
64
Gila monster
68
Guanaco
72
Hedgehog
79
Hippopotamus
80
Horse
81
Hummingbird
82
Hyena
85
Phoenix
112
Prairie dog
117
Rattlesnake
119
Reem
122
Roadrunner
123
Scorpion
125
Sidewinder
129
Sphinx moth
131
Tarantula
135
Termite
137
Vulture
138
Wolf
142
Bibliography
157
Index
163
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About the author (1996)

Gregory McNamee is the author or editor of numerous books, including "Blue Mountains Far Away," " Grand Canyon Place Names," "A Desert Bestiary," "The Sierra Club Desert Reader," and "Gila: The Life and Death of an American River." His work appears regularly in such publications as Outside, New times, and The bloomsbury Review. McNamee lives in Tucson, Arizona.

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