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Killer animals : shocking true stories of deadly conflicts between humans and animals

Author: Edward R Ricciuti
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Behind the happy picture of animals as pets and friends of humankind, there lies a fearsome and often hidden reality of animals as killers. It is this darker side of our contact with animals that Edward R. Ricciuti explores in Killer Animals. With a wealth of documented reports from hundreds of zoologists and field biologists, Ricciuti examines the human-beast conflict as it pervades modern life. He tells of:  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward R Ricciuti
ISBN: 1585748684 9781585748686
OCLC Number: 52271632
Notes: Originally published: New York : Walker, 1976.
Description: xii, 287 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Beast within --
Man and the poisoners: Snakes --
Man and the poisoners: Insects, spiders, scorpions --
Hunter and hunted --
Man's own animals --
Man, the beast keeper --
Man versusb beast --
Man and the aliens --
Side by side.
Responsibility: Edward R. Ricciuti.
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Behind the happy picture of animals as pets, as entertainment, as humankind's helpers and friends, there lies a fearsome and often hidden reality of animals as killers. It is this darker side of  Read more...

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