THE URBAN BESTIARY: ENCOUNTERING THE EVERYDAY WiLD
Author: Lyanda Lynn Haupt
In The Urban Bestiary, acclaimed nature writer Lyanda Lynn Haupt journeys into the heart of the everyday wild, where coyotes, raccoons, chickens, hawks, and humans live closer than ever. Haupt's observations bring new questions to light: Whose "home" is this? Where do the wild end and the city begin? And what difference does it make to us as humans living our everyday lives?
In this original blend of science, story, myth, and memoir, Haupt draws us into the secret world of the wild creatures that dwell among us in our urban neighborhoods, whether we are aware of them or not. With beautiful illustrations and practical sidebars on everything from animal tracking to opossum removal, The Urban Bestiary is a lyrical book that awakens wonder, delight, and respect for the urban wild and our place within it.