The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Animals of the World

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AN EXPERT REFERENCE GUIDE TO 840 AMPHIBIANS, REPTILES AND MAMMALS FROM EVERY CONTINENT
 
An authoritative guide to the animals of the Americas, Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia
 
Includes salamanders, frogs and toads, turtles and tortoises, lizards, crocodilians, snakes, cats, dogs, bears, small carnivores, raccoons, rodents, ...
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Overview

AN EXPERT REFERENCE GUIDE TO 840 AMPHIBIANS, REPTILES AND MAMMALS FROM EVERY CONTINENT
 
An authoritative guide to the animals of the Americas, Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia
 
Includes salamanders, frogs and toads, turtles and tortoises, lizards, crocodilians, snakes, cats, dogs, bears, small carnivores, raccoons, rodents, rabbits, bats, armadillos, marsupials, insectivores, apes, monkeys, hoofed animals, seals, dolphins and whales

Find out where the name “orang-utan” comes from, what a saltwater crocodile eats and why a flying fox isn’t actually a fox at all, in this book that is suitable for the whole family

Includes biological and environmental data on evolution, anatomy and ecology

Features a technical glossary explaining biological and zoological terms for quick and easy reference
 
• Beautifully illustrated with over 1000 detailed artworks, photographs and maps
• Explains anatomy, reproduction, ecology, migration, habitats and survival skills
• Includes features on endangered species and wildlife conservation

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781435118379
  • Publisher: Hermes House
  • Publication date: 7/18/2009
  • Series: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Series
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 224,727
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.28 (d)

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