Wildlife Classics

Roy Chapman Andrews-Mongolian Dogs
William Bartram-Alligators (illus. by John Singer Sargent)
Ambrose Bierce-What Eats People, Part 5: Pigs
George Catlin-Of Wolves and Bison
Richard Henry Dana-Rattlesnakes
Herodotus-Nile Crocodiles
Herodotus-Egyptian Cats
Washington Irving-American Buffalo
Washington Irving-A Republic of Prairie Dogs
Mary Kingsley-An Encounter with a Gorilla
Living Age Magazine-Man with Stick Duels Ibex
David Livingstone-A Chimpanzee Hunt 
George Orwell-Shooting an Elephant
JH Patterson-The Man-Eaters of Tsavo
Part 1   Part 2    Part 3   Part 4   Part 5   Part 6   Part 7
JH Patterson-Bhoota's Last Shikar
JH Patterson-Man-Eater in a Railway Carriage
JH Patterson-Nile Crocodile
JH Patterson-Rhinoceros
JH Patterson-A Venomous Snake
JH Patterson-A Widow's Story
Edgar Allan Poe-Trees (from "The Island of the Fay")
Llewelyn Powys-A Leopard by Lake Elmenteita
Henry David Thoreau-Owls (with illustration by Audubon)
Henry David Thoreau-Warring Ants (from Walden)
Mark Twain-River (from Life on the Mississippi)

Scary Stories--The Top Ten
1. Rudyard Kipling-Mark of the Beast
2. Ambrose Bierce-The Death of Halpin Frayser
3. Edgar Allan Poe-Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar
4. J. Sheridan LeFanu-Schalken the Painter
5. Algernon Blackwood-The Listener
6. Perceval Landon: Thurnley Abbey
7. Guy de Maupassant: The Apparition
8. MR James: Oh Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad
9. William Fryer Harvey: The Beast with Five Fingers
10. HG Wells: The Sea Raiders

More Scary Stories
Edwin Lester Arnold-A Dreadful Night
EF Benson-The Horror Horn
Ambrose Bierce-Eyes of the Panther
Ambrose Bierce-John Mortonson's Funeral
Algernon Blackwood: The Wendigo
Erckmann-Chatrian-The Waters of Death
Arthur Conan Doyle-A Brazilian Cat
Arthur Conan Doyle-The Terror of Blue John Gap
Parker Grice-Avocados
Parker Grice-Screaming Skull (video)
William Fryer Harvey-The Tortoise
M. R. James-The Ash-Tree
Edgar Allan Poe-The Nature of Poe (Silence: A Fable)
Edgar Allan Poe's Orangutans
HG Wells-Aepyornis Island

More Fiction
The Brothers Grimm-Snow-White and Rose-Red
Rudyard Kipling-The Elephant's Child
Mark Twain-Storm (from Tom Sawyer)
Mark Twain-Morning (from Tom Sawyer)

Gilgamesh 1  Gilgamesh 2  Gilgamesh 3
John Clare-Mouse's Nest
Robert Frost-Design
William Shakespeare-Shakespeare's Wild Boar
Alfred Tennyson-The Kraken

Mini-Anthologies (Collections of Writings on a Topic)
A Beast for Perseus (Horses) by Robert Frost, William Shakespeare, and others
Cat Lit by JH Fabre, Thomas Hardy, and Christopher Smart
Coyotes by Mark Twain, Richard Henry Dana, and others
Rat Tales by Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker, George Orwell, HP Lovecraft, MR James, and JS LeFanu
Oven-Birds by Robert Frost and William Henry Hudson
Spiders by JH Fabre, Walt Whitman, and others


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