The Resource Being a beast : adventures across the species divide, Charles Foster

Being a beast : adventures across the species divide, Charles Foster

Label
Being a beast : adventures across the species divide
Title
Being a beast
Title remainder
adventures across the species divide
Statement of responsibility
Charles Foster
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"To test the limits of our ability to inhabit lives that are not our own, Charles Foster set out to know the ultimate other: the non-humans, the beasts. And to do that, he tried to be like them, choosing a badger, an otter, a fox, a deer, and a swift. He lived alongside badgers for weeks, sleeping in a sett in a Welsh hillside and eating earthworms, learning to sense the landscape through his nose rather than his eyes. He caught fish in his teeth while swimming like an otter; rooted through London garbage cans as an urban fox; was hunted by bloodhounds as a red deer, nearly dying in the snow. And he followed the swifts on their migration route over the Strait of Gibraltar, discovering himself to be strangely connected to the birds. A lyrical, intimate, and completely radical look at the life of animals--human and other--Being a Beast mingles neuroscience and psychology, nature writing and memoir to cross the boundaries separating the species."--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foster, Charles
Dewey number
591.5
Index
index present
LC call number
QL751
LC item number
.F67 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foster, Charles
  • Animal behavior
  • Animals
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Human-animal communication
Label
Being a beast : adventures across the species divide, Charles Foster
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-226) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
235 pages
Isbn
9781627796330
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • in901448939
  • (OCoLC)948570145
Label
Being a beast : adventures across the species divide, Charles Foster
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-226) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
235 pages
Isbn
9781627796330
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • in901448939
  • (OCoLC)948570145

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