An Italian Bestiary

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

Episodes

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AR01At Home With Dormice2008042820091227

A family of dormice are sleeping in a crack in the outside wall.

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

1/5. At Home with Dormice

AR02The Chestnuts And The Wild Pigs2006041720100103
20080429 (R4)

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

The wild pigs are the real lords of the forest.

AR02The Chestnuts And The Wild Pigs2008042920100103

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

The wild pigs are the real lords of the forest.

2/5. The Chestnuts and the Wild Pigs

AR02The Chestnuts And The Wild Pigs20080505

AR03The Devil Of Carpasio20060424

AR03The Devil Of Carpasio2008043020100110
20100120 (R4)

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

A beetle as big as a human hand appears on a pillow.

3/5. The Devil of Carpasio

AR04The Smiling Shepherd2008050120100117

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

In February, Giovanni the shepherd begins to move his flock of sheep and goats back to the high mountain.

In February, Giovanni the shepherd begins to move his flock back to the high mountain.

4/5. The Smiling Shepherd

AR04The Smiling Shepherd20080507

AR05Mules And The Motor Car20080508

AR05 LASTMules And The Motor Car2008050220100124

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

The mules lost their importance when the roads came, although they took a long time coming.

5/5. Mules and the Motor Car.