Fauna Britannica

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Hamlyn, 2002 - Nature - 528 pages
Enter the fascinating world of animal life in the British Isles with this most comprehensive testament to date. An internationally renowned plant expert dedicated over four years of wide-ranging research to produce an authoritative reference work that outlines not only the evolution and history of Great Britain's wildlife, but also its abiding influence on deep-rooted customs, beliefs, traditions, and folklore. Over 3,000 entries range from the common snail and earthworm to the deer and golden eagle, and are now preserved forever.

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At first glance, these two British books are very similar and include much of the same content, but each has a slightly different agenda. Neither is designed as an encyclopedic source of information ... Read full review

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