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❮Reading❯ ➶ The Hunt for the Golden Mole ➮ Author Richard Girling – Army-of-tennessee.co This story is a uest for an animal so rare that a sighting has never been recordedThe Somali golden mole was first described in 1964 but the sole evidence for its existence is a tiny fragment of jawboThis story is a uest for an animal so rare that a sighting has never been recordedThe Somali golden mole was first described in 1964 but the sole evidence for its existence is a tiny fragment of jawbone found in an owl pellet Intrigued by this elusive crea.

Ture and what it can tell us about extinction and survival Richard Girling embarks on a hunt to find the animal and its discoverer an Italian professor who he thinks might still be aliveRichard's journey comes at a time when one species our own is having t.

PDF/EPUB Richard Girling Æ The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDF/EPUB í The Hunt  Æ

PDF/EPUB Richard Girling Æ The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDF/EPUB í The Hunt Æ

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10 thoughts on “The Hunt for the Golden Mole

  1. Penny Penny says:

    PDF/EPUB Richard Girling Æ The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDF/EPUB í The Hunt Æ hunt kindle, golden download, mole download, The Hunt download, for the download, Hunt for the kindle, The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDF45Imagine a work colleague asking you what you were going to do for your summer holidays and you replied that you were off to Africa to shoot a few elephants tigers and possible even a rhino Ridiculous and appalling of course – but it wasn’t long ago that holiday snaps would feature ‘hunters’ standing proudly next to their killAnd not long ago that giraffes were shot purely because their tails made good fly swishesI wouldn’t classify myse


  2. Rebecca Rebecca says:

    PDF/EPUB Richard Girling Æ The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDF/EPUB í The Hunt Æ hunt kindle, golden download, mole download, The Hunt download, for the download, Hunt for the kindle, The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDFFrom Victorian animal collecting to present day poaching Girling surveys the contradictory human instincts toward exploitation and preservation of mammals The book is rather scattered with too little about the actual uest for the mole but the message about species extinction is powerful The Somali golden mole has never been seen in the wild except as a few bones in an owl pellet found by an Italian zoologist in 1964 For some reason it captured Girling’s imagination becoming a symbol of rarity and fragilitySee my full review at The BookbagI would recommend The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert and A Buzz in the Meadow by Dave Goulson over this one


  3. Ryan Ryan says:

    PDF/EPUB Richard Girling Æ The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDF/EPUB í The Hunt Æ hunt kindle, golden download, mole download, The Hunt download, for the download, Hunt for the kindle, The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDFThis book is one man's opinion and ideas surrounding natural history and wildlife conservation covering widely disparate topics from trophy hunting to poaching taxonomy and the history and practice of conservation And


  4. Vilhelmiina Vilhelmiina says:

    PDF/EPUB Richard Girling Æ The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDF/EPUB í The Hunt Æ hunt kindle, golden download, mole download, The Hunt download, for the download, Hunt for the kindle, The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDFI suspected that this would not be terribly scientific and I was right It was interesting but felt repetitive at times It took me a long time to finish this partly because it just felt like pages upon pages of the same points reiterated The descriptions of Ol Pejeta were grea


  5. A.C. A.C. says:

    PDF/EPUB Richard Girling Æ The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDF/EPUB í The Hunt Æ hunt kindle, golden download, mole download, The Hunt download, for the download, Hunt for the kindle, The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDFPicked this up at the library without ever having heard of it The novel concerns the author's search for the rare golden mole which has never been observed but parts of which had been previously found in an owl pellet More than that however the book concerns itself with the history of hunting issues of biodiversity and humanity's challenging relationship with animals I found the information interesting and it did give me pause to think about the need to biodiversity in general This book read very much like an extended magazine article which makes sense because the author is a journalist


  6. jzthompson jzthompson says:

    PDF/EPUB Richard Girling Æ The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDF/EPUB í The Hunt Æ hunt kindle, golden download, mole download, The Hunt download, for the download, Hunt for the kindle, The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDFLike a lot of books hung on a 'hook' in this case the author's 'search' for a species of mole only known from a couple of bits of bone in an owl pellet there is a vague sense here that the thing isn't uite a cohesive whole nor a collection of linked essays There are some splendid gems like the beeswax eating bird whose stomach enzymes break down tuberculosis but sadly what will linger is the 'howl of despair' against a world in which species are being wiped out by mankind's seething stupidity


  7. Walt Walt says:

    PDF/EPUB Richard Girling Æ The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDF/EPUB í The Hunt Æ hunt kindle, golden download, mole download, The Hunt download, for the download, Hunt for the kindle, The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDFWhile this book makes some very good points I was really hoping for something that focused on living golden moles and other animals rather than the history of killing animals for science However books that bring awareness to little known animals such as golden moles are generally helpful in their conservation so I would still recommend this


  8. Edward Sullivan Edward Sullivan says:

    PDF/EPUB Richard Girling Æ The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDF/EPUB í The Hunt Æ hunt kindle, golden download, mole download, The Hunt download, for the download, Hunt for the kindle, The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDFGirling’s description of his search for bones of the Somali golden mole bones that were found only once in an owl pellet in 1964 makes for a powerful metaphor but his freuent lengthy digressions about extinct and endangered species are far interesting and compelling A thoughtful and provocative elegy to living things


  9. Jodi Jodi says:

    PDF/EPUB Richard Girling Æ The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDF/EPUB í The Hunt Æ hunt kindle, golden download, mole download, The Hunt download, for the download, Hunt for the kindle, The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDFI really liked this book I loved Richard's historical look at how naturalists perceived the natural world around them and how they interacted with it Ack If anyone acted that way today they would be denounced at the minimum Didn't finish the book Didn't seem like I needed to


  10. Jessica Jessica says:

    PDF/EPUB Richard Girling Æ The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDF/EPUB í The Hunt Æ hunt kindle, golden download, mole download, The Hunt download, for the download, Hunt for the kindle, The Hunt for the Golden Mole PDFI really enjoyed the author's writing style it felt like I was along for the ride down a rabbit hole He provided a fascinating history of collecting specimens for research and taxonomy and managed to condense a pretty expansive way of thinking about endangered species particularly mammals


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