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National Geographic Cat Shots

by National Geographic
     
 
This captivating portrait gallery of cats, immortalized by some of the National Geographic Society’s finest photographers, displays the affinity between these globe-trotting men and women and Felis catus. Many of these photographs have never been seen before been published, though they long have been the secret delight of the cat-loving Society

Overview

This captivating portrait gallery of cats, immortalized by some of the National Geographic Society’s finest photographers, displays the affinity between these globe-trotting men and women and Felis catus. Many of these photographs have never been seen before been published, though they long have been the secret delight of the cat-loving Society illustrations editors and archivists.

In 60 full-color and archival images, you will meet sophisticated, café-going cats, dusty cats belonging to the wandering tribes of nomads, cowboy cats unfazed by a twirling lasso, sleek Siamese acrobats, and street-smart Tokyo tomcats. You’ll also encounter Koko, the gorilla, and her beloved kitten, All Ball; the cat that accompanied polar explorer Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated 1910 Antarctic expedition; and many more—all captured in their glorious variety.

Complete with amusingly informative captions and brief biographies of each contributor, Cat Shots, is catnip for any feline fancier: beautiful, beguiling, and in the best tradition of the National Geographic Society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781426205811
Publisher:
National Geographic
Publication date:
11/30/2009
Pages:
108
Product dimensions:
11.16(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.69(d)

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Meet the Author

Michelle Slung is the author of the national best-seller Momilies: As My Mother Used to Say and its sequel More Momilies. She has written about cats and literature for both the New York Times and the Washington Post. While working on her book Hear! Hear! Sounds Around the World, she investigated how to “meow” on more than a dozen languages.

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