Animal Spy: Animal Welfare Behind Enemy Lines by Terry Spamer;Gordon Thorburn

By Terry Spamer;Gordon Thorburn

Show description

Read or Download Animal Spy: Animal Welfare Behind Enemy Lines PDF

Similar zoology books

Crap Taxidermy

A funny examine what occurs while taxidermy is going extraordinarily fallacious, by means of the founding father of the hit site crappytaxidermy. com.

A cozy toad having fun with a smoke and a brew. A cat with eerily versatile entrance legs. A smiling lion with receding gums. even if you opt to snort or recoil at those spectacularly undesirable makes an attempt at taxidermy, you won't have the ability to tear your eyes clear of the curiosities inside of. This quantity brings jointly some of the best of the worst (along with a DIY "Stuff your personal Mouse" lesson by way of an Insect Preparator from the yankee Museum of typical History), showcasing the main perverse but ingenious anatomical reconstructions of the animal state you'll ever see.

Animal Communication Networks

Summarizing examine development and clients within the speedily increasing sector of animal communique networks, this e-book differs from different works on animal communique since it covers a number of animal teams and kinds of sign. It additionally highlights examine on the interface with different disciplines (for instance, psychology and body structure) and is meant for researchers within the box, complex scholars and high-level undergraduates.

101 Things You Don't Know About Science and No One Else Does Either

James Trefil takes the reader on an exciting travel around the borders of present clinical knowledge-from astronomy to genetics, from details know-how to cosmology, the good contested questions that preoccupy researchers this present day and should turn into headlines the next day. In based, witty three-page summations, Dr.

Allgemeine Zoologie: Bau und Funktion tierischer Organismen

Ein wallisisches Sprichwort sagt: "Der Mensch, der keine Fehler macht, macht auch nichts Gescheites. " In einer solchen Lage befindet sich heute der Autor eines wissenschaftlichen Buches. Es ist unmoglich, nach dem Prinzip einer Enzyklopiidie moglichst umfassend zu berich ten. Immer mug eine gezielte Auswahl getroffen werden, die natiirlich Anlag zur Kritik gibt.

Additional info for Animal Spy: Animal Welfare Behind Enemy Lines

Example text

He was cunning, untrustworthy and no mug. Just how far his arm could reach we’d see later. Meantime, I had the easy task of buying Ernie beer in our hotel bar and fixing up an appointment through him with the top brass at Accra Zoo, who would certify my wild monkeys as bred in captivity, physically sound and free of disease. We wanted to take video footage at the zoo but we had the same problem as before in the government office. In the heat of mid morning, nobody would wear the amount of clothing needed to conceal a camera, so we flew a kite.

Why did I want to do this? He’d never been into the bush to see the trapping, nor had Albert, so why should I? The monkeys came in from the villages, he took delivery, paid up the monkey-catchers’ pesawas and that was that. If you didn’t need to do something, you didn’t do it, full stop. That was Ernie’s philosophy, along with buy cheap, sell dear. There are 100 pesawas to the cedi, and at that time £60 would buy you 1 million cedi, so now we knew what he was paying for his monkeys. Without hard evidence of catching in the wild, that is, filming the trapping of monkeys which could then be traced through the system, we had no case, so I was very anxious indeed to persuade him.

Inside was not an ostrich egg but an ostrich head, wizened and mummified, rather like the woman selling it. She was quite offended when it was explained to her that dried ostrich heads made terrible bedside lamps. Seeing as he was laughing so much, I extracted 50 pence worth of Ghanaian money out of Bryn and grandma seemed happy with that, happy enough anyway we hoped not to change herself into a vulture and perch on our hotel window sill. 41 ANIMAL SPY Our guide, like all such in any bazaar or souk in the world, was not put off in the slightest by this failure but pressed cheerfully on, taking us further and further into the market, which seemed to go on for ever.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.13 of 5 – based on 18 votes