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Eyelids of Morning: The Mingled Destinies of Crocodiles and Men

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Alistair Graham, author. Peter Beard, photograher. Eyelids of Morning. The Mingled Destinies of Crocodiles and Men. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, [1990]. First Chronicle Books edition. Quarto. 260 pages. Photographs by and other illustrations compiled by Peter Beard. Publisher's binding and dust jacket.

This reissued classic, hailed by reviewers as "enthralling" and "vivi
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Hardcover, 260 pages
Published August 1st 1990 by San Francisco: Chronicle Books (first published 1973)
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Loraine
Oct 09, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Job 41:18 By his sneezings a light flashes, and his eyes are like the eyelids of the morning, of Leviathan


Alistair Graham was a young biologist AND (as far as I am concerned) a hotdog adventurer when he became involved in a project putatively designed to better understand the Nile crocodiles. So . . . off he goes to Lake Turkana (formerly Lake Rudolf) to catch and slaughter 500 crocodiles (about 4% of the population), weigh and measure the contents of their gut as well as the animals themselves,
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Heather
Sep 05, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Heather by: Bob Roark
This is a fantastic book about a couple of guys studying crocodiles. What a project! Great photographs & great stories about local legends, lore and personal experiences. I particularly liked the photo of the foot taken out of a croc's belly.
kaumy kaumy
one of the best things about this book is the subtitle: the mingled destinies of crocodiles and men. the pictures by peter beard aint so bad either.
Paul Klinger
Oct 23, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Paul by: David Quammen
My favorite book of all time. Controversial, etc. etc.
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