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The Mythical Zoo
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Boria Sax, Ph.D., has written several books about animals in folklore and literature. He is founder of the organization Nature in Legend and Story (NILAS, Inc.) and is currently Coordinator of Online Learning Services at Mercy College, New York.

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"Sax offers the rare reference volume, a bestiary entertaining enough for bedside reading . . . He impartially examines the real animal world and the fantastic fauna of myth and legend, mermaid and werewolf to unicorn . . ." - Choice
"The Mythical Zoo provides essential grounding for those interested in understanding the traditional as well as more modern or contemporary treatments of animals in art, literature, and popular culture. It is equally valuable for those concerned with gaining a better understanding to how attitudes toward animals are established and changed. As such, it will be an important tool for students and scholars in many fields as well as for storytellers, techers, and naturallists who use stories about animals to enrich their students' or audiences' appreciation." - H-Net Book Review
"Recommended for public and academic libraries." - Gale Reference Reviews
"[A] handy reference book that will be useful to just about anyone from storywriters to television producers, newspaper editors, or just plain interested readers. Anyone checking some background information or some last minute facts will find this book a must . . . The Mythical Zoo emphasizes depth over breadth in conveying ideas supporting the treatment of animals in myth, legend, and other aspects of human culture." - American Reference Books Annual
"This is another in a growing line of excellent reference volumes issued by ABC-CLIO in it continuing folklore and literature series . . . It is as much as home in a school library as in one's own personal collection." - Territorial Tattler

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