Naturally Wild Musicians: The Wondrous World of Animal Song

Naturally Wild Musicians: The Wondrous World of Animal Song

by Peter Christie


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781554510979
Publisher: Annick Press, Limited
Publication date: 08/14/2007
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Peter Christie is a science writer and editor whose work has appeared in many newspapers and magazines. His previous book for young readers was Well-Schooled Fish and Feathered Bandits: The Wondrous Ways Animals Learn from Animals. He lives in Kingston, Ontario.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Love Songs & Battle Hymns     4
Mating: Chords of Courtship     8
Rivals: Singing Duels & Territorial Tunes     14
Recognition: Songs of the Guess Who     20
Broadcasting: Mud Megaphone & Tree-hole Opera     24
Ultrasound: Silent Music to Your Ears     28
Predators: Songs in the Key of Yikes!     32
Duets: Connected by Music     36
Conclusion: Tuned for Change     40
Further Reading     42
Selected Bibliography     43
Index     45
Acknowledgments     47
Photo Credits     48

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