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 - Maggie Jaicomo - Goodreads
I wanted to like this book. Diane Ackerman seems like such an interesting lady with lots of experiences to share. But the one thing I just couldn't get over was how hard it felt like she was trying to ... Read full review
Review: The Rarest of the Rare: Vanishing Animals, Timeless WorldsUser Review - jeffrey - Goodreads
A travelogue written by a poet-philosopher. Highly recommended! Read full review