aHilariously informative. . . . This book will remind you why you always wanted to be a naturalist.aaOutside In this thrilling foray into the animal kingdom, Richard Conniff takes readers on an adventure-packed journey as he courts the most dangerous animals and lives to tell the tale. He lets African wild dogs sniff his neck to test the idea that they are vicious man-eaters, sticks his hand in a fire ant mound and does multiple takes for a pretty camerawoman on a television shoot, and flings chicken carcasses into piranha-infested waters to clock how quickly they disappearabefore diving in himself. This collection offers a rare chance to go along on these death-defying treks and see life through the eyes of a bona-fide field naturalist.1987. aScavenging on human corpses as a source for stories about man-eating piranhas.a Environmental Biology of Fishes 20(1):75a77. Schleser, D., 2008. Piranhas (Completepet ownera#39;s manual). New York: Barrons Educational Series.
|Title||:||Swimming with Piranhas at Feeding Time: My Life Doing Dumb Stuff with Animals|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton & Company - 2010-06-28|