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Animal : the definitive visual guide

Author: David Burnie; Don E Wilson
Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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With more than 1 million copies sold, this updated and revised celebration of the animal kingdom features photos and descriptions of over 2,000 species and habitats. Bringing animals, habitats, and up-to-date research to life for readers around the world, Animal explores the creatures that have fascinated and inspired humans for years, from intrepid Emperor penguins to fierce Siberian tigers, to the very intelligent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult literature
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Burnie; Don E Wilson
ISBN: 9781465464101 1465464107
OCLC Number: 1021059966
Notes: At head of title: Smithsonian.
Includes index.
Description: 632 pages : color illistrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Habitats --
The animal kingdom. Mammals ; Birds ; Reptiles ; Amphibians ; Fishes ; Invertebrates.
Other Titles: Smithsonian animal
Responsibility: editors-in-chief, David Burnie and Don E. Wilson.

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With more than 1 million copies sold, this updated and revised celebration of the animal kingdom features photos and descriptions of over 2,000 species and habitats. Bringing animals, habitats, and up-to-date research to life for readers around the world, Animal explores the creatures that have fascinated and inspired humans for years, from intrepid Emperor penguins to fierce Siberian tigers, to the very intelligent and highly communicative humpback whale. This updated edition introduces the olinguito, the adorable, recently discovered mammal that looks like a cross between a cat and a teddy bear, and the Skywalker gibbon found in the tropical forests of Yunnan Province in southwest China and Myanmar.

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