The Resource Lost animals : extinction and the photographic record, Errol Fuller

Lost animals : extinction and the photographic record, Errol Fuller

Label
Lost animals : extinction and the photographic record
Title
Lost animals
Title remainder
extinction and the photographic record
Statement of responsibility
Errol Fuller
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A photograph of an extinct animal evokes a greater feeling of loss than any painting ever could. Often black and white or tinted sepia, these remarkable images have been taken mainly in zoos or wildlife parks, and in some cases depict the last known individual of the species. Lost Animals is a unique photographic record of extinction, presented by a world authority on vanished animals. Richly illustrated throughout, this handsome book features photographs dating from around 1870 to as recently as 2004, the year that witnessed the demise of the Hawaiian Po'ouli. From a mother Thylacine and her pups to birds such as the Heath Hen and the Carolina Parakeet, Errol Fuller tells the story of each animal, explains why it became extinct, and discusses the circumstances surrounding the photography. Covering 28 extinct species, this book includes familiar examples like the last Passenger Pigeon, Martha, and one of the last Ivory-billed Woodpeckers, photographed as it peers quizzically at the hat of one of the biologists who has just ringed it. But the book includes rare images as well, many never before published. Collected together here for the first time, these photographs provide a tangible link to animals that have now vanished forever, in a book that brings the past to life while delivering a warning for the future
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fuller, Errol
Dewey number
591.68
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • QL88
  • QL676.8
LC item number
  • .F85 2014
  • .F854 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Extinct animals
  • Extinct animals
  • Extinct birds
  • Extinct birds
  • Extinct mammals
  • Extinct mammals
  • Photography of birds
  • Photography of animals
  • Extinction (Biology)
Label
Lost animals : extinction and the photographic record, Errol Fuller
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Bloomsbury, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Atitlán giant grebe -- Alaotra grebe -- Pink-headed duck -- Heath hen -- Wake Island rail -- Laysan rail -- Eskimo curlew -- Passenger pigeon -- Carolina parakeet -- Paradise parrot -- Laughing owl -- Ivory-billed woodpecker -- Imperial woodpecker -- New Zealand bush wren -- Aldabra brush warbler -- Bachman's warbler -- Kauaʻi ʻOʻo -- ʻOʻu -- Mamo -- Poʻouli -- Guam flycatcher -- Thylacine -- Greater short-tailed bat -- Caribbean monk seal -- Yangtze River dolphin -- Quagga -- Schomburgk's deer -- Bubal hartebeest -- Appendix. [Color paintings]
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780691161372
Lccn
2013946564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861666257
  • 428180
  • (OCoLC)ocn861666257
  • 428180
Label
Lost animals : extinction and the photographic record, Errol Fuller
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Bloomsbury, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Atitlán giant grebe -- Alaotra grebe -- Pink-headed duck -- Heath hen -- Wake Island rail -- Laysan rail -- Eskimo curlew -- Passenger pigeon -- Carolina parakeet -- Paradise parrot -- Laughing owl -- Ivory-billed woodpecker -- Imperial woodpecker -- New Zealand bush wren -- Aldabra brush warbler -- Bachman's warbler -- Kauaʻi ʻOʻo -- ʻOʻu -- Mamo -- Poʻouli -- Guam flycatcher -- Thylacine -- Greater short-tailed bat -- Caribbean monk seal -- Yangtze River dolphin -- Quagga -- Schomburgk's deer -- Bubal hartebeest -- Appendix. [Color paintings]
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780691161372
Lccn
2013946564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861666257
  • 428180
  • (OCoLC)ocn861666257
  • 428180

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