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King Solomon's Ring: New Light on Animal Ways
King Solomon's Ring New Light on Animal Ways Author:Konrad Z. Lorenz (Author), Julian Huxley (Foreword), Marjorie Kerr Wilson (Translator) A delightful treasury of observations and insights into the lives of all sorts of creatures -- from jackdaws and water-shrews to dogs, cats and even wolves -- this is a wonderfully written introduction to the world of our furred and feathered friends!" — Naturalist Konrad Lorenz won the Nobel Prize in 1973) .... by accident [a reader] caught a bo... more »ok reading on the radio regarding Dogs. Then on another day I caught Chapter 11 on Birds. Captivated, I actually pulled over so that I could hear the whole chapter & find out what the book was and who the Author was.
Then I ordered the book as a treat to myself for Christmas.
Fantastic! With some abridging 'on the fly', this book could even be read to/by a younger audience say down to 8 years old, who would enjoy, laugh & cry at some of the stories contained herein.
I wish my science teacher had read this to me when I was 8, rather than do some silly experiments with boring pond life (Chapter 2 would have taught me more about Pond Life)!« less