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The life of mammals

Author: David Attenborough
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the under-snow tunnels of Arctic lemmings to the egg nests of the bizarre Australian echidna, from the Pacific waters inhabited by sea otters and whales to the subways of major cities, this extraordinary and attractive book brings us into the homes and lives of some of earth's most fascinating animals. Published in conjunction with a ten-part television series that will air on the Discovery Channel, The Life  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Attenborough
ISBN: 0691113246 9780691113241
OCLC Number: 50926408
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 320 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Winning design --
Insect hunters --
Chisellers --
Plant predators --
Meat eaters --
Opportunists --
Return to the water --
Life in the trees --
Social climbers --
Food for thought.
Responsibility: David Attenborough.
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"Heavily illustrated with beautiful photographs and enlivened by Attenborough's friendly, informative writing style, this is a terrific introduction to the wonders of our hairy, milk-producing Read more...

 
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