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A Most Remarkable Creature: The Hidden Life of the World's Smartest Bird of Prey

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A Most Remarkable Creature: The Hidden Life of the World's Smartest Bird of Prey - Meiburg, Jonathan
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An enthralling voyage of discovery to meet a rare and mysterious bird of prey that puzzled Darwin, fascinates modern-day falconers, and carries secrets of our planet's deep past in its family history. In 1833, Charles Darwin was astonished by a 'mischievous' animal he met in the Falklands: rare, crow-like falcons known today as striated caracaras. These clever, fearless birds of prey stole hats and valuables from the crew of the Beagle, and they seemed unusually interested in humans. Darwin couldn't understand why they were ...

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A Most Remarkable Creature: The Hidden Life of the World's Smartest Bird of Prey 2022, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9781784701550

Mass-market paperback