Through Animals' Eyes, Again: Stories of Wildlife Rescue

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From the author of Through Animals' Eyes come more true stories from the rare perspective of someone who not only cares for the animals she treats, but also has never wanted nor tried to tame or change them. Lynn Cuny founded Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation (WRR) in 1977 in her backyard in San Antonio. It has since grown to 187 acres and now rescues more than 7,000 animals annually and maintains an emergency hotline 365 days a year. Native animals are released back into the wild, and those non-native or ...
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Overview

From the author of Through Animals' Eyes come more true stories from the rare perspective of someone who not only cares for the animals she treats, but also has never wanted nor tried to tame or change them. Lynn Cuny founded Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation (WRR) in 1977 in her backyard in San Antonio. It has since grown to 187 acres and now rescues more than 7,000 animals annually and maintains an emergency hotline 365 days a year. Native animals are released back into the wild, and those non-native or severely injured animals that cannot be released become permanent Sanctuary residents. Through her stories, Lynn hopes to dispel the belief that animals do not reason, have emotions, or show compassion for each other.

Lynn's stories cover the humorous and the tragic, the surprising and the inevitable. The animals she describes range from the orphaned baby Rhesus monkey who found a new mother in an old monkey rescued from a lab, to the brave red-tailed hawk who was illegally shot, but healed to soar again. The stories will touch your heart and help you see "through animals' eyes."

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What People Are Saying

Earl Holliman
Even a veteran worker in the humane environment will be awed and inspired by Lynn Cuny's experiences. At the same time, her writing style makes every true story a little gem.
Loretta Swit
These true accounts, as amazing as some of them are with their unlikely bondings (a porcupine and a rabbit, a duck and a cat) will captivate, fascinate, educate, and often move you deeply. It's an inspiring read for animal advocates and a must-read for those who have not been exposed to the beautiful experiences of the animal-animal bond.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781574412178
  • Publisher: University of North Texas Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/2006
  • Pages: 136
  • Sales rank: 1,344,041
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author

LYNN MARIE CUNY is the author of Through Animals' Eyes: True Stories from a Wildlife Sanctuary from UNT Press. She is a native of San Antonio.
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Table of Contents

1 The lady hawk 1
2 An unusual adoption 7
3 One lonely goose 13
4 Home is where my sheep is 19
5 Rookery rescue 23
6 The egrets' new home 27
7 The grand old girls 33
8 The grand old girl adopts a daughter 37
9 Thanks, but no thanks 43
10 No fowl play or this duck means business 49
11 A prickly friend 55
12 Seeing with new eyes 61
13 Strength in timidity 67
14 They never gave up 73
15 Gentle "bear" 77
16 Determined to survive 83
17 The sweetest flower 87
18 Skunks welcomed here 95
19 Dove love 99
20 Oreo finds a mother 105
21 Mother takes another 111
22 They saved each other's lives 117
23 Taken in his prime ... almost 121
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