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Mind of the raven : investigations and adventures with wolf-birds  Cover Image Book Book

Mind of the raven : investigations and adventures with wolf-birds / Bernd Heinrich.

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In Mind of the Raven, Bernd Heinrich, award-winning naturalist, finds himself dreaming of ravens and decides he must get to the truth about this animal reputed to be so intelligent. Much like a sleuth, Heinrich involves us in his quest, letting one clue lead to the next. But as animals can only be spied on by getting quite close, Heinrich adopts ravens, thereby becoming a raven father," as well as observing them in their natural habitat, studying their daily routines, and in the process painting a vivid picture of the world as lived by the ravens. At the heart of this book are Heinrich's love and respect for these complex and engaging creatures, and through his keen observation and analysis, we become their intimates too.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780061136054 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0061136050 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxi, 380 pages, 20 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Harper Perennial edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2006.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [357]-371) and index.
Subject: Ravens.
Ravens > Anecdotes.
Ravens.
Genre: Anecdotes.

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  • 3 / 3 copies available at PINES

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598.864 HEINRI
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