Overview:Lost Animals: Extinction and the Photographic Record - A photograph of an animal long-gone evokes a feeling of loss more than a painting ever can. Often tinted sepia or black-and-white, these images were mainly taken in zoos or wildlife parks, and in a handful of cases featured the last known individual of the species. There are some familiar examples, such as Martha, the last Passenger Pigeon, or the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, recently fledged and perching happily on the hat of one of the biologists that had just ringed it. But for every Martha there are a number of less familiar extinct birds and mammals that were caught on camera prior to their demise. The photographic record of extinction is the focus of this remarkable book, written by the world's leading authority on vanished animals, Errol Fuller. Lost Animals features photographs dating from around 1870 to as recently as 2004, the year that saw the demise of the Hawaiian Po'ouli. From a mother Thylacine and her pups to now-extinct birds such as the Heath Hen and Carolina Parakeet, Fuller tells the tale of each animal, why it became extinct, and discusses the circumstances surrounding the photography itself, in a book rich with unique images. The photographs themselves are poignant and compelling. They 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.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725731-9781408172155. It was written by the following authors: Errol Fuller. Book Lost Animals: Extinction and the Photographic Record, which can be read online, published by the company: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Fashion, Nature, Photography, Medicine, Technology, Art, Science, Popular Science. The book was published on 2013-11-21 00:00:00. It has 256 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 986 g. File for download Lost Animals: Extinction and the Photographic Record has PDF format and is called lost-animals-extinction-and-the-photographic-record.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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