Rumors of Existence: newly discovered, supposedly extinct & unconfirmed
By: Bille, Matthew
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 8.5" X 5.5"
Publication Date: 1995
PR Highlights: Newly discovered, supposedly extinct & unconfirmed
PHOTO Highlights: 16 b/w drawings.
Description: Author Matthew Bille seeks to introduce readers to discoveries, rediscoveries, and sightings of unclassified creatures made since the 1960's. Despite the intensive exploitation of our planet, there remain surprising gaps in our knowledge of the animal world. New birds, mammals, reptiles, fishes and amphibians are still described every year. Bille seeks to introduce readers to discoveries, rediscoveries and sightings of unclassified creatures made since the 1960's. the animals being presented include large mammals from Vietnam, a Tasmanian pouched wolf, pygmy elephants and a dolphin with two dorsal fins. Exhaustively researched and scientifically accurate, Rumors of Existence is a testimonial to the variety of life existing on this plant and a pleat to explore and preserve what remains of the wild.
Matthew Bille is a science writer in Colorado Springs. He is a former Air Force officer and a policy analyst with the international consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. He is also a space historian and the author of The First Space Race. This is his second book on zoological discoveries; the first, Rumors of Existence, is also published by Hancock House.