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Extraordinary animals : an encyclopedia of curious and unusual animals

Author: Ross Piper
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the animal species who possess strange adaptations that allow them to survive in the most extreme environments. This encyclopedia includes a description of the animal, an explanation of its  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Piper
ISBN: 9780313339226 0313339228
OCLC Number: 124074839
Description: xvii, 298 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: 1. Strength in numbers : animal collectives --
2. world is a dangerous place : defensive tactics --
3. quest for food --
4. Getting from A to B : solutions to the problem of movement --
5. Looking out for the next generation --
6. Living at others expense : parasitism --
7. continuation of the species : sex and reproduction --
8. Pushing the boundaries : surviving extremes.
Responsibility: Ross Piper ; Illustrations by Mike Shanahan.
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