Owl (Reaktion Books - Animal)

Owl (Reaktion Books - Animal)

Desmond Morris


From Edward Lear’s “The Owl and the Pussycat”to David Lynch’s Twin Peaks, owls were woven into the cloth of pop culture. every now and then they're depicted as dignified, clever previous students and at different instances as foreboding voyeurs who see all and interrogate with an accusatory, “Who? Who?” In Owl best-selling writer Desmond Morris explores the normal and cultural background of those predators of the evening who include either strong and evil in turn.

In this attention-grabbing e-book, Morris describes the evolution, the numerous species, and the vast unfold of owls around the globe. Owls are chanced on on each land mass world wide, aside from Antarctica; and because of their broad distribution, owls look within the folktales, myths, and legends of many local peoples—in addition to well known artwork, movie, and literature world wide. that includes over a hundred telling illustrations from nature and tradition, Owl will attract the varied fanatics of this enigmatic fowl, from the pleasant Mr. Owls to silent, sinister, hunters of the dark.

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