Fierce Beauty: Preserving the World of Wild Cats (Hardcover)
Provides essays and more than three hundred photogrpahs of tigers, leopards, lions, ocelots, and other wild cats that inhabit The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species (TIGERS), a wildlife preserve in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
ITEM#: 13461069Provides essays and more than three hundred photogrpahs of tigers, leopards, lions, ocelots, and other wild cats that inhabit The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species (TIGERS), a wildlife preserve in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Robert Duvall (born January 5, 1931) is an American actor and director. He has won an Academy Award, two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards and a BAFTA over the course of his career. A veteran character actor, Duvall has starred in some of the most acclaimed and popular films and TV shows of all time, among them The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, To Kill a Mockingbird, THX 1138, Joe Kidd, The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, MASH, Network, True Grit, Bullitt, The Conversation, Apocalypse Now, Tender Mercies, The Natural and Lonesome Dove. In 2005, Duvall was awarded a National Medal of Arts by President George W. Bush at the White House. He and his wife Luciana Pedraza are active supporters of Pro Mujer, a non-profit charity organization dedicated to helping Latin America's poorest women; and of efforts to preserve endangered species, particularly tigers.
Tim Flach is an award-winning photographer known for his inimitable animal portraits, including two best-selling anthologies, Equus and Dog.
Barry Bland is an internationally acclaimed photographer specializing in photography of animals both wild and tame. With over fifteen years experience Barry's work has been published in hundreds of magazines and newspapers around the world. His work regularly appears in UK newspapers including the Daily Mail, The Sun, The Daily Telegraph, and The Independent. In the U.S. he has been published in the New York Daily Post, The Daily News, In Touch, and People Magazine. In the UK his work has been seen on BBC, ITV and Sky News television. In the U.S. his photos have appeared on Oprah, Ellen DeGeneres, ABC and NBC News, Good Morning America, and Inside Edition.
The TIGERS preserve has three primary missions: (1) to increase support for wildlife preservation by giving the public an unobstructed encounter with rare and endangered species; (2) to correct misimpressions surrounding exotic big cats and captive wildlife management; and (3) to educate policy makers about the financial, strategic, and political importance of private wildlife facilities.
|Genre||NATURE / Animals / Big Cats|
|Publisher Date||2012-11-13 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Earth Aware Editions|
|Unit weight||4.65 lb|
|Subtitle||Preserving the World of Wild Cats|
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