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Author: David Burnie; Don E Wilson; DK Publishing, Inc.
Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Revised] American 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: Illustrated works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Burnie; Don E Wilson; DK Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1465464107 9781465464101
OCLC Number: 1023391140
Notes: At head of title: DK Smithsonian.
Includes index.
Description: 632 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Habitats --
The animal kingdom. Mammals ; Birds ; Reptiles ; Amphibians ; Fishes ; Invertebrates.
Other Titles: Animal :
Smithsonian animal
DK 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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