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Tiger Bone  free pdf In parts of Korea and China, moon bears, black but for the crescent-shaped patch of white on their chests, are captured in the wild and brought to "bear farms" where they are imprisoned in squeeze cages, and a steel catheter is inserted into their gall bladders. The dripping bile is collected as a cure for ailments ranging from an upset stomach to skin burns. The bear may live as long as fifteen years in this state. Rhinos are being illegally poached for their horns, as are tigers for their bones, thought to improve virility. Booming economies and growing wealth in parts of Asia are increasing demand for these precious medicinals. Already endangered species are being sacrificed for temporary treatments for nausea and erectile dysfunction.Richard Ellis, one of the world's foremost experts in wildlife extinction, brings his alarm to the pages of "Tiger Bone

About Richard Ellis

Richard Ellis is the author of many books including "The Empty Ocean" (Island Press, 2003), "Great White Shark" (Harper Collins, 1991), "Imagining Atlantis" (Knopf, 1998), "The Search for the Giant Squid" (Lyons, 1998), "Aquagenesis "(Viking, 2001), and "No Turning Back" (Harper Collins, 2004). Ellis is a research associate at the American Museum of Natural History, as well as a celebrated artist whose works have been exhibited in museums worldwide.

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Author : Richard Ellis
Publisher : Shearwater Books
Data Published : 14 May 2014
ISBN : 1429495243
EAN : 9781429495240
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 310 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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