Design and Origin of Birds

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Birds are among the worlds most beautiful and beloved parts of creation, so it is not surprising that they have been so widely studied. They have been carved and painted since earliest times, on rocks, temples, and associated with pyramids and religions, art and literature, sport and farming, war and peace, and even heaven and hell.

Here is a close examination of their wonderful aerial lifestyle and unique, warmblooded designoften so different from the coldblooded dinosaurs that...

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Overview

Birds are among the worlds most beautiful and beloved parts of creation, so it is not surprising that they have been so widely studied. They have been carved and painted since earliest times, on rocks, temples, and associated with pyramids and religions, art and literature, sport and farming, war and peace, and even heaven and hell.

Here is a close examination of their wonderful aerial lifestyle and unique, warmblooded designoften so different from the coldblooded dinosaurs that they are claimed to have accidentally evolved from! This fascinating and beautifullyproduced book brings to light important facts from the world of science and is illustrated throughout by the author.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781846250026
  • Publisher: Day One Publications
  • Publication date: 2/28/2006
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 8.32 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Philip Snow is a wildlife and landscape painter, illustrator and writer. His work appears in many publications and galleries, and he has illustrated, or contributed work to, over sixty books, and many magazines, prints, cards, calendars, reserve guides and decorated maps. His publications include several Collins guides to UK and European birds, and his paintings have been exhibited in many top galleries in the UK and in other parts of the world.
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