Franklin

The boilerplate rhino : nature in the eye of the beholder / David Quammen.

Author/Creator:
Quammen, David, 1948-
Publication:
New York : Scribner, 2000.
Format/Description:
Book
287 p. ; 25 cm.
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Subjects:
Natural history.
Nature.
Contents:
Roadkill on the highway of time: Rattlesnake passion
The narcotic of empire
Hard parts
Dubious certitudes, dauntless theories: Certainity and doubt in Baja
Phobia and philia
Who swims with the tuna
Tropical passengers
Spatula theory
The great stinking clue
The dope on eggs
Flesh or fowl or what?: The cats that fly by themselves
Local bird makes good
One man's meat
Either or neither
Near sight: Beast in the mirror
Pulpating the tumor
Rethinking the lawn
Half-blinded poets and birds
Time-and-motion study
Tricks of the light: The boilerplate rhino
Limelight
Gardening on Mars
Impersonating Henry Thoreau
God's weakness for beetles
Limits of vision.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0684837285
OCLC:
42786284