Fauna BritannicaBook - 2002
This reference to British natural history, its folklore and tradition explores how animals have enriched our culture, from the spider that reputedly influenced Robert the Bruce to the local superstitions that robins portend death. Over 3,000 entries range from common snails and earthworms to deer and the golden eagle, with information on each species detailing: history, folklore, habitat, characteristics.
Publisher: London : Hamlyn, 2002.
Characteristics: 528 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,28 cm.