Scientific reality for any nature enthusiasts

Book: Owls Aren’t Wise & Bats Aren’t Blind Author: Warner SheddReviewed by: Martin Bishop Available at: National Library of Rwanda

Book: Owls Aren’t Wise & Bats Aren’t Blind

Author: Warner Shedd

Reviewed by: Martin Bishop

Available at: National Library of Rwanda

HAVE you ever seen a flying squirrel flapping through the air, watched a beaver carrying a load of mud on its tail, or ducked when a porcupine started throwing its quills? Probably not, says Warner Shedd, debunking these and many more popular myths about our animal friends in Owls Aren’t Wise & Bats Aren’t Blind. In this charming and eminently readable biology lesson, Warner Shedd, offers scientific evidence that refutes many of the most tenacious and persevering folklore about wild animals. Full of humorous anecdotes and fascinating facts about more than thirty North American species, Owls Aren’t Wise & Bats Aren’t Blind is an entertaining dose of scientific reality for any nature enthusiast or armchair adventurer.

 

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