True stories from the files of the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Short-Lived Phenomena
Strange and unexpected, all right, but not so
sudden that no one could get to the spot and
take notes. These wild and wonderful true
tales of strange happenings in out-of-the-way
places will delight as they instruct.
How do you cope with a herd of moose in
What do you do about an insect pest four
times larger than the common housefly and
carrying a painful, fatal disease?
Whydid more than 150 whales beach them-
selves-and how do you get them off the
How cheery ~ Christmas be when the
snow turns black?
Almost 40 true stranger-than-fiction stories to
mystify and entertain. With cartoon illustra-
Collector’s item in very good condition with the exception of a small spot on the cover and minor wear and chipping to the front cover (see photo).