The Hunt for the Golden Mole: All Creatures Great and Small, and Why They Matter

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This story is a quest for an animal so rare that a sighting has never been recorded. The Somali golden mole was first described in 1964. It is mentioned in a number of textbooks, but the sole evidence for its existence is a tiny fragment of jawbone found in an owl pellet. Intrigued by this elusive creature, 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 alive...Richard's journey comes at a time ...

The Hunt for the Golden Mole: All Creatures Great and Small, and Why They Matter 2015, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099571933

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The Hunt for the Golden Mole: All Creatures Great and Small, and Why They Matter 2014, Chatto & Windus, London

ISBN-13: 9780701187156

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