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Fuzz by Mary Roach

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Also by Mary Roach:

Fuzz, September 2021
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Gulp, April 2013
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The Ultimate Guide To Fellatio, September 2010
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Packing For Mars, August 2010
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Bonk, April 2009
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Bonk, April 2008
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Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife, October 2005
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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, May 2004
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Fuzz
Mary Roach

W. W. Norton & Company
September 2021
On Sale: September 14, 2021
320 pages
ISBN: 1324001933
EAN: 9781324001935
Kindle: B08XP24KR8
Hardcover / e-Book
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Non-Fiction Philosphy

One of Bookpage's Most Anticipated Nonfiction Books of 2021



Join "America’s funniest science writer" (Peter Carlson, Washington Post), Mary Roach, on an irresistible investigation into the unpredictable world where wildlife and humans meet.

 

What’s to be done about a jaywalking moose? A bear caught breaking and entering? A murderous tree? Three hundred years ago, animals that broke the law would be assigned legal representation and put on trial. These days, as New York Times best-selling author Mary Roach discovers, the answers are best found not in jurisprudence but in science: the curious science of human-wildlife conflict, a discipline at the crossroads of human behavior and wildlife biology.

 

Roach tags along with animal-attack forensics investigators, human-elephant conflict specialists, bear managers, and "danger tree" faller blasters. Intrepid as ever, she travels from leopard-terrorized hamlets in the Indian Himalaya to St. Peter’s Square in the early hours before the pope arrives for Easter Mass, when vandal gulls swoop in to destroy the elaborate floral display. She taste-tests rat bait, learns how to install a vulture effigy, and gets mugged by a macaque.

 

Combining little-known forensic science and conservation genetics with a motley cast of laser scarecrows, langur impersonators, and trespassing squirrels, Roach reveals as much about humanity as about nature’s lawbreakers. When it comes to "problem" wildlife, she finds, humans are more often the problem—and the solution. Fascinating, witty, and humane, Fuzz offers hope for compassionate coexistence in our ever-expanding human habitat.

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