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Fauna Scotica

£14.95 £30
Scotland boasts a huge and diverse range of wildlife and this beautifully illustrated book celebrates it all. The various Scottish habitats are described—including mountain; bog and moor; woods; Lochs and rivers; croft and farm; sea and seashore; and urban—as are their inhabitants. Featuring a wealth of information on hundreds of species, it offers fascinating insights into the role of animals in Scottish cultural life over a period of thousands of years with detail: historical; folkloric, which includes stories of mythical beasts; anecdotal; and even culinary. With descriptions of all the main Scottish conservation bodies and nature reserves, this volume also details the Wildlife and Countryside Act.

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