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Trash Animals: How We Live with Nature's Filthy, Feral, Invasive, and Unwanted Species

By Kelsi Nagy (editor), Phillip David Johnson II (editor)

Category Books
Abstract

In Trash Animals, a diverse group of environmental writers explore the natural history of wildlife species deemed filthy, invasive, or worthless, highlighting the vexed relationship humans have with such creatures. Each essay focuses on a so-called trash species—gulls, coyotes, carp, and magpies, among others—examining the biology and behavior of each in contrast to the assumptions widely held about them.  

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Marcy Wilhelm-South super-administrator

Purdue University

Date 2013
Pages 320
ISBN/ISSN 978-0-8166-8055-9
Publisher University of Minnesota Press
Language English
Tags
  1. Animals in culture
  2. Arthropods
  3. Birds
  4. Fish
  5. HABRI Central Reviews