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    Ebook Epub The Hunt for the Golden Mole Þ Richard Girling – chiangshistory.org free read ð eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB î Richard Girling 45Imagine a work colleague asking you what you were going to do for your summer holidays and you replied that you

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    Ebook Epub The Hunt for the Golden Mole Þ Richard Girling – chiangshistory.org From Victorian animal collecting to present day poaching Girling surveys the contradictory human instincts toward exploitation and preservation of mammals The book is rather scattered with too little about the actual uest for the mole but the

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    Ebook Epub The Hunt for the Golden Mole Þ Richard Girling – chiangshistory.org free read ð eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB î Richard Girling free read The Hunt for the Golden Mole This book is one man's opinion and ideas surrounding natural history and wildlife conservation covering widely disparate topics from trophy hunting to poaching taxonomy and the history and practice of conservation And oh there is th

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    Ebook Epub The Hunt for the Golden Mole Þ Richard Girling – chiangshistory.org I suspected that this would not be terribly scientific and I was right It was interesting but felt repetitive at times It took me a long time

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    Ebook Epub The Hunt for the Golden Mole Þ Richard Girling – chiangshistory.org Richard Girling î 7 download free read ð eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB î Richard Girling Picked this up at the library without ever having heard of it The novel concerns the author's search for the rare golden mole which has never been observed but parts of which had been previously found in an owl pellet More than that however the book concerns itself with the history of hunting issues of biodiversity and humanity's challenging relationship with animals I found the information interesting and it did give me

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    Richard Girling î 7 download Ebook Epub The Hunt for the Golden Mole Þ Richard Girling – chiangshistory.org Like a lot of books hung on a 'hook' in this case the author's 'search' for a species of mole only known from a couple of bits of bone in an owl pellet there is a vague sense here that the thing isn't uite a cohesive whole nor a collection of linked essays There are some splendid gems like the beeswax eating bird whose stomach enzymes break down tuberculosis but sadly what will linger is the 'howl of despair' against a world in which spe

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    free read ð eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB î Richard Girling Ebook Epub The Hunt for the Golden Mole Þ Richard Girling – chiangshistory.org While this book makes some very good points I was really hoping for something that focused on living golden moles and other animals rather than the history of killing animals for science However books that bring awareness to little known animals such as golden moles are generally helpful in their conservation so I would still recommend this

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    Ebook Epub The Hunt for the Golden Mole Þ Richard Girling – chiangshistory.org free read ð eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB î Richard Girling free read The Hunt for the Golden Mole Girling’s description of his search for bones of the Somali golden mole bones that were found only once in an owl pellet in 1964 makes for a powerful metaphor but his freuent lengthy digressions about extinct and endangered species are far interesting and compelling A thoughtful and provocative elegy to living things

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    Ebook Epub The Hunt for the Golden Mole Þ Richard Girling – chiangshistory.org Richard Girling î 7 download free read The Hunt for the Golden Mole I really liked this book I loved Richard's historical look at how naturalists perceived the natural world around them and how they interacted with it Ack If anyone acted that way today they would be denounced at th

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    free read The Hunt for the Golden Mole Ebook Epub The Hunt for the Golden Mole Þ Richard Girling – chiangshistory.org free read ð eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB î Richard Girling I really enjoyed the author's writing style it felt like I was along for the ride down a rabbit hole He provided a fascinating history of collecting specimens for research and taxonomy and managed to condense a pretty expansive way of thinking about endangered species particularly mammals

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Lationship with animals I found the information interesting and it did give me pause to think about the need to biodiversity in general This book read very much like an xtended magazine article which makes sense because the author is a journalist I suspected that this would not be terribly scientific and i would not be terribly scientific and I right It was interesting but felt repetitive at times It took me a long time to finish this partly because it just felt like pages upon pages of the same points reiterated The descriptions of Ol Pejeta were great though and it is obvious that the author cares a lot for wildlife and its conservation That being said this is much a layman s book though I hate that term than an acade This book is one man s opinion and ideas surrounding natural history and wildlife conservation covering widely disparate topics from trophy hunting to poaching taxonomy and the history and practice of conservation And oh there is the uest to find the few pieces of skull of the only specimen of the Somali golden mole The Magic Rolling Pin ever to have been collected but that is only anxcuse to launch into lengthy discussions of the aforementioned topics To say the book lacks focus is a huge understatement I found it to be rambling and directionless going off on various subjects seemingly at Random The Reader Will The reader will find a few of these interesting Indecent... Exposure (Indecent, enough ifncountered for the first time such as the history of big game and ivory hunting in Africa or how community run nature conservancies work in practice As a whole though it was tough slogging through the long chapters with no ultimate conclusion other than the author s final pilgrimage to a museum in Italy to meet the titular subject From Victorian animal collecting to present day poaching Girling surveys the contradictory human instincts toward Not Without a Fight exploitation and preservation of mammals The book is rather scattered with too Ture and what it can tell us aboutxtinction and survival Richard Girling Garden Bouquets and Beyond embarks on a hunt to find the animal and its discoverer an Italian professor who he thinks might still be aliveRichard's journey comes at a time when one species our own is having I reallynjoyed the author s writing style it felt like I was along for the ride down a rabbit hole He provided a fascinating history of collecting specimens for research and taxonomy and managed to condense a fascinating history of collecting specimens for research and taxonomy and managed to condense a The Unseen Wonder expansive way of thinking aboutndangered species particularly mammals I really liked this book I loved Richard s historical look at how naturalists perceived the natural world around them and how they interacted with it Ack If anyone acted That Way Today They way today they be denounced at the minimum Didn t finish the book Didn t seem like I needed to Girling s description of Didn t seem like I needed to Girling s description of search for bones of the Somali golden mole bones that were found only once in an owl pellet i While this book makes some very good points I was really hoping for something that focused on living golden moles and other animals rather than the history of killing animals for science However books that bring awareness to little known animals such as golden moles are generally helpful in their conservation so I would still recommend this Like a lot of books hung on a hook in this case the author s search for a species of mole only known from a couple of bits of bone in an owl pellet there is a vague sense here that the thing isn t uite a cohesive whole nor a collection of linked The Management Bible essays There are some splendid gems like the beeswaxating bird whose stomach Zu schnell enzymes break down tuberculosis but sadly what will linger is the howl of despair against a world in which species are being wiped out by mankind s seething stupidity Picked this up at the library withoutver having heard of it The novel concerns the author s search for the rare golden mole which has never been observed but parts of which had been previously found in an owl pellet More than that however the book concerns itself with the history of hunting issues of biodiversity and humanity s challenging re. This story is a uest for an animal so rare that a sighting has never been recordedThe Somali golden mole was first described in 1964 but the sole Sleepless (Bird of Stone, evidence for itsxistence is a tiny fragment of jawbone found in an owl pellet Intrigued by this lusive crea. Ittle about the actual uest for the mole but the message about species xtinction is powerful The Somali golden mole has never been seen in the wild xcept as a few bones in an owl pellet found by an Italian zoologist in 1964 For some reason it captured Girling s imagination becoming a symbol of rarity and fragilitySee my full review at The BookbagI would recommend The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert and A Buzz in the Meadow by Dave Goulson over this one 45Imagine a work colleague asking you what you were Buzz in the Meadow by Dave Goulson over this one 45Imagine a work colleague asking you what you were to do for your summer holidays and you replied that you were off to Africa to shoot a few lephants tigers and possible ven a rhino Ridiculous and appalling of COURSE BUT IT WASN T LONG but it wasn t long that holiday snaps would feature hunters standing proudly next to their killAnd not long ago that giraffes were shot purely because their tails made good fly swishesI wouldn t classify myself as particularly animal loving but to read about the hundreds of species that are hurtling towards xtinction is truly shocking Of course the public get behind campaigns to save the iconic and usually large creatures such as Yummy Supper elephants and whales But Girling argues thatverything from the tiniest shrew or insect is ually as importantHis book starts off with a mission to find out about the Somali Golden or insect is ually as importantHis book starts off with a mission to find out about the Somali Golden This creature s very Deep Listening existence is to be found purely down to a fragment of jawbone found in an owl pelletGirling is a wonderful story teller with a passionate belief in the importance ofvery living thing however big or small His voice remains steady until we reach the chapter on ivory a chapter that made me want to weep He apologises at the nd I m afraid that my voice in this chapter may have become somewhat shrill This book made a huge impact on me I finish some books and instantly forget them as I move onto the next But this one will stay with me. O reconsider its relationship with very other He delves into the history of Evolution, Me Other Freaks of Nature exploration and cataloguing and the tall tales of the great hunters traces the development of the conservation movement and addresses central issues ofxtinction and biodiversity. .


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