Moon By Whale Light: And Other Adventures Among Bats,Penguins, Crocodilians, and Whales
In a rare blend of scientific fact and poetic truth, the acclaimed author of A Natural History of the Senses explores the activities of whales, penguins, bats, and crocodilians, plunging headlong into nature and coming up with highly entertaining treasures.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nmele - LibraryThing
Four essays by Diane Ackerman on bats, alligators, penguins and whales. I like her eye for detail and striking descriptions of small things, like the way those bulging alligator eyes retract when the beast submerges or a person gently presses on them. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RidgewayGirl - LibraryThing
This book consists of four extended chapters concerning, in turn, bats, crocodilians, whales and penguins. While each chapter contains quite a bit of interesting information about each animal, the ... Read full review
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