Back in 1971, Dan Jason published “Some Useful Wild Plants; A Foraging Guide to Food and Medicine From Nature,” a book that eventually sold over 30,000 copies and became one of the best known books on foraging for wild plants in Canada and the northern United States.
Is what I hear when I hear a bird singing the same as what you hear? What about what someone else heard fifty years ago, or perhaps a hundred? Not specifically the notes, mind you, rather what we interpreted from the song itself? What meaning, if any, did we find in it; what effect did it have upon us or upon something we did as a result?
Of all the creatures with which humans share the planet, few have demonstrated the physical variation of Canis lupus. As C. lupus it is the Grey Wolf, as C. lupus dingo it is the wild dog of the Australian outback, and as C. lupus familiaris it is everything from a one-hundred-seventy pound Bull Mastiff to my ten pound Havanese.
Long known as one of Africa’s great wildlife reserves, Kenya’s famed Masai Mara is home to some of the worlds most remarkable bird species. Not surprisingly, it is also a highly regarded destination for traveling bird watchers. Now, thanks to Princeton University Press‘ publication, under their Princeton WILDGuides imprint and as one of the inaugural volumes […]