Panda: An Intimate Portrait Of One Of The World's Most Elusive Characters (PagePerfect NOOK Book) [NOOK Book]

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With its large, friendly face and eyes exaggerated by black eye patches, China's national treasure, the giant panda, is instantly recognizable.

Giant pandas spend most f their time trying to eat enough bamboo to survive. The rest is spent conserving energy, and solitary pandas can be seen strolling along, stopping to recline on riverside rocks or amongst ferns. The lower body-weight and physical size of panda cubs mean that they have more ...

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Panda: An Intimate Portrait Of One Of The World's Most Elusive Characters (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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Overview

With its large, friendly face and eyes exaggerated by black eye patches, China's national treasure, the giant panda, is instantly recognizable.

Giant pandas spend most f their time trying to eat enough bamboo to survive. The rest is spent conserving energy, and solitary pandas can be seen strolling along, stopping to recline on riverside rocks or amongst ferns. The lower body-weight and physical size of panda cubs mean that they have more energy to spend, and are seen climbing trees, play-fighting, doing somersaults and playing with bamboo.

Panda is a unique and intimate portrait of one of the world's best-loved animals. The extraordinary lives of the giant panda and the enchanting red panda are captured throughout the seasons in their remote mountain habitat. This selection of over 200 remarkable pictures shows pandas feeding, resting, playing, climbing trees and even sliding down snowy slopes, as well as showcasing the misty peaks and snow-clad forests of the beautiful Sichuan Province of China. Panda is a heart-warming and illuminating tribute to an endangered species that is loved the world over.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780715335512
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 2/13/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 144
  • File size: 11 MB
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Meet the Author

Heather Angel is a biologist and award-winning wildlife photographer who has made many trips to China to photograph the wildlife, plants and natural landscapes. She has written and illustrated two previous books on pandas.
www.naturalvisions.co.uk

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Table of Contents

Introduction     06
Panda Places     11
A Bamboo Diet     35
On the Move     57
Playful Pandas     77
Pandas in Winter     99
Red Pandas     121
A Passion for Pandas     142
Acknowledgments and Further Information     144
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  • Posted April 9, 2010

    A Must for Panda Lovers

    This book features BEAUTIFUL pictures and tons of info about pandas. We bought this for my daughter's friend's birthday (her favorite animal is a panda) and she loved it!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 29, 2009

    Pandas

    I purchased Pandas for my 6 year-old grandson for Christmas so he hasn't seen it yet. I showed it to his mom and she just loved it and said he would too. There are lots of pictures and lots of information.

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