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Face to face with Nature

by David Chaffe

Face to face with Nature
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by David Chaffe

The author narrates his experiences with wild creatures which includes otters, hawks and owls, seals, deer and wildfowl. Also recalls his friendships and working relationships with other naturalists and wildlife cameramen, including Peter Scott, Gerald Durrell, Ronald Lockley, John Sparks and Nick Gordon. Most stories are happy tales, a few are sad but all are true.

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