The Resource The owl that fell from the sky : stories of a museum curator, Brian Gill, (electronic resource)

The owl that fell from the sky : stories of a museum curator, Brian Gill, (electronic resource)

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The owl that fell from the sky : stories of a museum curator
Title
The owl that fell from the sky
Title remainder
stories of a museum curator
Statement of responsibility
Brian Gill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Natural history museums contain many thousands of zoological specimens and each has a tale to tell - often involving extraordinary people, daring explorations, unquenchable scientific curiosity, and strange coincidences. This perfectly presented book, with its engaging pictures, is rich in stories and unveils many secrets. The author is a fabulous storyteller, and this book will be loved by museum-goers, animal-lovers, and anyone with a curiosity about the natural world
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Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
069.099324
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH70.N45
LC item number
G55 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Freading eBooks
Target audience
adult
The owl that fell from the sky : stories of a museum curator, Brian Gill, (electronic resource)
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The owl that fell from the sky : stories of a museum curator, Brian Gill, (electronic resource)
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https://epl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/NTMzMDkwODM=
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Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-144) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The owl that fell from the sky -- The Kaikoura moa egg -- Jammit, the ?Ok?arito kiwi -- Leo Cappel's albatross diorama -- Willie Cheeseman's reef heron -- The Duke of Genoa's black-thighed falconet -- A long-remembered ovenbird nest -- Rajah, the elephant -- Mr. Mackechnie's Arctic group -- Charles Adams' orang-utan -- The mystery of the banjo frogs -- Captain Cook's tortoise -- Turtle bones -- The Aitutaki house geckos -- Foster Bay's sea snake
Control code
ocn820870906
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unknown
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (152 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781877551499
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) f820870906
  • (CaAE) f820870906

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