The Rarest of the Rare: Vanishing Animals, Timeless Worlds (Google eBook)
The renowned author of A Natural History of the Senses takes readers in search of the "rarest of the rare, " species likely to disappear before most of us have ever seen them. From Brazil to the Pacific to Japan, Ackerman shares her concern at the animals' plight, rejoices at the chance to experience them, and cheers those who work to save these fantastic creatures.
From the Hardcover edition.
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Review: The Rarest of the Rare: Vanishing Animals, Timeless WorldsUser Review - Erica Ferencik - Goodreads
Diane Ackerman, just by her writing, has done this planet a great favor. The more people read her work and identify with her passion for the wonders of the natural world, the better chance we all have of surviving our own self destruction. Read full review
Review: The Rarest of the Rare: Vanishing Animals, Timeless WorldsUser Review - Bendick Ong - Goodreads
Ackerman did it again! This is the second book I'd read written by her. My first, the moon by whale light, was the most heartening read, which caused me to want to read more of her fabulous stories ... Read full review