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Animal Migration By Ben Hoare

Animal Migration by Ben Hoare

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Summary

Explores the mysteries of animal migration over land, through oceans and by air. Illustrated with more than 300 colour photographs, maps, and illustrations, as well as covering various continents, this guide traces the routes of 50 remarkable migrations - including those of polar bears, wildebeest, hummingbirds, iguanas, sharks and many others.

Animal Migration Summary

Animal Migration: Remarkable Journeys by Air, Land and Sea by Ben Hoare

This spectacular guide explores the mysteries of animal migration over land, through oceans and by air. Lavishly illustrated with more than 300 colour photographs, maps, and illustrations, "Animal Migration" covers every continent as it traces the routes of 50 remarkable migrations - including those of polar bears, wildebeest, hummingbirds, iguanas, sharks and many others. There is an illustrated introduction that explains how migration works and why animals migrate, either as part of mass migrations or on individual journeys. It also describes the navigation, reproduction and feeding strategies of these animals, as well as discussing the growing threats facing migratory wildlife today.The three sections that follow look in detail at the most extraordinary voyages animals take across land, oceans and by air. Profile boxes give fast facts on each species; informative maps draw on the latest research to show migration routes in different seasons; and, special features focus on topics of particular interest. With a supplementary catalogue of the world's greatest places to observe migration, this beautiful and authoritative book will appeal to all wildlife enthusiasts.

Animal Migration Reviews

"Presents a close look at what we have to lose." (Starred review)--"Publishers Weekly"

About Ben Hoare

Ben Hoare is an author and editor who specialises in natural history, especially ornithology. He has contributed to many books and encyclopedias, including several bestselling reference titles for Dorling Kindersley, and has written 12 books for children. His work has also appeared in BBC Wildlife and Birdwatch magazines and on BBC mwebsites.A keen amateur naturalist, Ben has travelled to every continent in search of wildlife adventures and recently achieved his dream of seeing the world's largest and smallest birds. He has an MA from Cambridge University and is a Fellow of the Zoological Society of London.

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GOR009487040
9780565092436
056509243X
Animal Migration: Remarkable Journeys by Air, Land and Sea by Ben Hoare
Used - Like New
Hardback
The Natural History Museum
2009-03-01
176
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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