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Animal migration : remarkable journeys in the wild

Author: Ben Hoare
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This guide explores the mysteries of animal migration over land, through oceans, and by air. With more than 300 color photographs, maps, and illustrations, it covers every continent as it traces the routes of some 50 remarkable migrations -- including those of polar bears, wildebeest, hummingbirds, iguanas, and sharks. The author describes the navigation, reproduction, and feeding strategies of these animals and  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Hoare
ISBN: 9780520258235 0520258231
OCLC Number: 243777677
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 30 cm
Contents: How migration works --
Migration over land --
Migration in water --
Migration by air.
Responsibility: Ben Hoare.
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Explores the mysteries of animal migration over land, in the oceans, and through the air. Illustrated with two hundred photographs and maps, this title highlights specific conservation issues while  Read more...

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