How the earthquake bird got its name and other tales of an unbalanced nature /

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Author / Creator:Shugart, Herman H. (Herman Henry), 1944-
Imprint:New Haven : Yale University Press, c2004.
Description:xii, 227 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Animals -- Anecdotes.
Ecology.
Global environmental change.
Animals.
Ecology.
Global environmental change.
Anecdotes.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5574086
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ISBN:030010457X (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-217) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The big woodpecker that was too picky
  • 3. The black-headed bird named whitehead
  • 4. The rat that hid time in its nest
  • 5. The earthquake bird and the possum
  • 6. The most common bird on earth
  • 7. The engineering rodent
  • 8. The fall of the big bird
  • 9. The wolf that was woman's best friend
  • 10. The gentle invader
  • 11. Planetary stewardship.