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Animal : the definitive visual guide to the world's wildlife

Author: David Burnie; Don E Wilson; Smithsonian Institution.
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Packed with colour photographs, this guide sets out to illustrate, describe and explain the incredible range of creatures that make up the animal kingdom.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Burnie; Don E Wilson; Smithsonian Institution.
ISBN: 0789477645 9780789477644 0751334278 9780751334272
OCLC Number: 678602700
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Short-listed for WH Smith Book Awards (General Knowledge) 2002
Description: 624 pages : maps, charts, color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Part 1 Habitats: grassland and savanna; deserts; tropical forests; temperate forests; coniferous forests; mountains; polar regions; rivers, lakes and wetlands; coasts and coral reefs; oceans; urban areas. Part 2 The animal kingdom: mammals --
egg-laying mammals, marsupials, insectivores, bats, flying lemurs, elephant shrews, tree shrews, primates, anteaters and relatives, pangolins, rabbits and hares, rodents, whales, dolphins and porpoises, carnivores, elephants, aardvark, hyraxes, sea cows, hoofed animals; birds --
ostrich, rheas, cassowaries and emus, kiwis, tinamous, penguins, divers, grebes, albatrosses and petrels, pelicans and relatives, herons and relatives, flamingos, waterfowl, birds of prey, gamebirds, crane and relatives, waders and shorebirds, pigeons, sandgrouse, parrots, cuckoos and turacos, owls, nightjars and frogmouths, hummingbirds and swifts, mousebirds, trogons, kingfishers and relatives, toucans and woodpeckers, passerines; reptiles --
tortoises and turtles, tuataras, snakes, lizards, amphisbaenians, crocodiles and alligators; amphibians --
salamanders and newts, caecilians, frogs and toads; fish --
jawless fish, cartilaginous fish, bony fish; invertebrates --
sponges, cnidarians, flatworms, roundworms, segmented worms, minor invertebrate groups, molluscs, arthropods, echinoderms, invertebrate chordates.
Responsibility: editor's-in-chief : David Burnie & Don E. Wilson.

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