King Solomon's Ring - Routledge Classics (Paperback)Konrad Lorenz (author)
Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 09/05/2002
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Solomon, the legend goes, had a magic ring which enabled him to speak to the animals in their own language. Konrad Lorenz was gifted with a similar power of understanding the animal world. He was that rare beast, a brilliant scientist who could write (and indeed draw) beautifully. He did more than any other person to establish and popularize the study of how animals behave, receiving a Nobel Prize for his work. King Solomon's Ring, the book which brought him worldwide recognition, is a delightful treasury of observations and insights into the lives of all sorts of creatures, from jackdaws and water-shrews to dogs, cats and even wolves. Charmingly illustrated by Lorenz himself, this book is a wonderfully written introduction to the world of our furred and feathered friends, a world which often provides an uncanny resemblance to our own. A must for any animal-lover!
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 197 x 133 x 15 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition
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