Stuffed Animals & Pickled Heads

Stuffed Animals & Pickled Heads
Author : Stephen T. Asma
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages : 302
Release : 2003
ISBN 10 : 0195163362
ISBN 13 : 9780195163360
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In countless exhibits, for instance, the idea of the traditional human and nuclear family is evident in displays of everything from extinct animals to grizzly bears (in nature, alas, the male bear is more likely to devour its young than to nurture them)." "Where else but at a natural history museum could you find a T. rex, a high-tech planetarium, a Native American totem pole, and flesh-eating beetles - all under one roof. And in Stuffed Animals and Pickled Heads, Stephen Asma reveals that what we don't see - the scientific research that is going on backstage - is just as fascinating as the exhibits on display."--Jacket.

Stuffed Animals & Pickled Heads
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Pages: 302
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