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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Four lengthy essays--expanded versions of pieces published in The New Yorker --describe Ackerman's experiences traveling to exotic places to work with field biologists studying the behavior of bats ... Read full review
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