Penguins: A Worldwide Guide

Penguins: A Worldwide Guide

by Remy Marion, Sylviane Maigret-Mondry
     
 
Exceptional divers, ocean adventurers, amazing survivors: penguins survive in the harshest climate on earth. Take an in-depth look at these appealing creatures, from their origins and evolution to their physiology and survival in an increasingly polluted and exploited environment. Every species is covered, with information about the ways they communicate, their

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Exceptional divers, ocean adventurers, amazing survivors: penguins survive in the harshest climate on earth. Take an in-depth look at these appealing creatures, from their origins and evolution to their physiology and survival in an increasingly polluted and exploited environment. Every species is covered, with information about the ways they communicate, their senses of smell and vision, plus their thermoregulation, behavioral adaptations, breeding, and distribution. Powerful and colorful images on almost every page offer a close-up look at their unusual features and the surrounding world. 160 pages (all in color), 5 3/4 x 9.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806942322
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
06/30/1999
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.65(d)

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