City Critters by Nicholas Read
Wildlife in the Urban Jungle

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An entertaining and informative look at the many wild animals that share the North American urban environment.

About Nicholas Read

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Nicholas Read, a lifelong lover of animals, has written on animal issues for the Vancouver Sun and on other issues for The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and other publications. He has lived in both Canada and the United Kingdom, where he worked for the national animal-rights organization Animal Aid.
Published April 1, 2012 by Orca Book Publishers. 144 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nature & Wildlife, Travel, Children's Books.

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He seems fonder of colorful figures of speech than strict accuracy—deer in Boston are hardly “as common as dandelions,” and conversely many might wish that city pigeons were only “as common as McDonald’s outlets.” Nevertheless, he presents a reasonably extensive menagerie of mammals, birds, repti...

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Read follows The Sea Wolves and The Salmon Bears with a thought-provoking investigation of the growing number of animals sharing urban environments with humans.

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