Penguins: The Ultimate Guide


Penguins: The Ultimate Guide by Princeton University Press at SADC Network. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Penguins are perhaps the most beloved birds. On land, their behavior appears so humorous and expressive that we can be excused for attributing to them moods and foibles similar to our own. Few realize how complex and mysterious their private lives truly are, as most of their existence takes place far from our prying eyes, hidden beneath the ocean waves. This stunningly illustrated book provides a unique look at these extraordinary creatures and the cutting-edge science that is helping us to bett


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Penguins are perhaps the most beloved birds. On land, their behavior appears so humorous and expressive that we can be excused for attributing to them moods and foibles similar to our own. Few realize how complex and mysterious their private lives truly are, as most of their existence takes place far from our prying eyes, hidden beneath the ocean waves. This stunningly illustrated book provides a unique look at these extraordinary creatures and the cutting-edge science that is helping us to better understand them. Featuring more than 400 breathtaking photos, this is the ultimate guide to all 18 species of penguins, including those with retiring personalities or nocturnal habits that tend to be overlooked and rarely photographed.A book that no bird enthusiast or armchair naturalist should do without, Penguins includes discussions of penguin conservation, informative species profiles, fascinating penguin facts, and tips on where to see penguins in the wild.Covers all 18 species of the world's penguinsFeatures more than 400 photosExplores the latest science on penguins and their conservationIncludes informative species profiles and fascinating penguin facts

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Brand:
Princeton University Press
Manufacturer:
Princeton University Press
Category:
Field Guides
EAN:
9780691162997
ISBN:
0691162999
Author:
Array
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication Date:
2014-08-24
Binding:
Hardcover
Item Weight:
3.92 pounds
Item Size:
1 x 12 x 10 inches
Package Weight:
3.95 pounds
Package Size:
9.7 x 1.2 x 11.5 inches

 


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