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Never seemed to go into any detail
on 14 May 2010
I was quite disappointed by this book. I was expecting a number of intriguing tales about animals similar to those found in the excellent BBC series (The Life of Mammals, Life in the Undergrowth) instead the whole book read like an introduction, never going into enough detail.
The book would give a line to reference to some extraordinary animal but then would never explain further. In the few places where it did go into more detail, the writing became overly technical and heavy.