skip to content
Extraordinary animals : an encyclopedia of curious and unusual animals Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Extraordinary animals : an encyclopedia of curious and unusual animals

Author: Ross Piper
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
A compendium of the strangest and most unusual animals in the animal kingdom.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Piper, Ross.
Extraordinary animals.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007018270
(OCoLC)124074839
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Piper
ISBN: 9780313085949 0313085943
OCLC Number: 191846476
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 298 pages) : illustrations
Contents: FRONT MATTER; 1. STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: ANIMAL COLLECTIVES; 2. THE WORLD IS A DANGEROUS PLACE: DEFENSIVE TACTICS; 3. THE 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 THE EXPENSE OF OTHERS: PARASITISM; 7. THE CONTINUATION OF THE SPECIES: SEX AND REPRODUCTION; 8. PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES: SURVIVING EXTREMES; GLOSSARY; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; ABOUT THE AUTOR AND ILLUSTRATOR.
Responsibility: Ross Piper ; Illustrations by Mike Shanahan.

Abstract:

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...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Ross Piper has written this book clearly and for everyone to read and it is well laid out. One does not need a degree in zoology to enjoy the descriptions and users can dip into it and find out Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/191846476> # Extraordinary animals : an encyclopedia of curious and unusual animals
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "191846476" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801817511#Place/westport_conn> ; # Westport, Conn.
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ctu> ;
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/590/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801817511#Topic/science_life_sciences_zoology_general> ; # SCIENCE--Life Sciences--Zoology--General
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801817511#Topic/nature_animals_general> ; # NATURE--Animals--General
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801817511#Topic/animals> ; # Animals
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/809468> ; # NATURE--Animals--Wildlife
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85005249> ; # Animals
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801817511#Person/piper_ross> ; # Ross Piper
   schema:datePublished "2007" ;
   schema:description "FRONT MATTER; 1. STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: ANIMAL COLLECTIVES; 2. THE WORLD IS A DANGEROUS PLACE: DEFENSIVE TACTICS; 3. THE 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 THE EXPENSE OF OTHERS: PARASITISM; 7. THE CONTINUATION OF THE SPECIES: SEX AND REPRODUCTION; 8. PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES: SURVIVING EXTREMES; GLOSSARY; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; ABOUT THE AUTOR AND ILLUSTRATOR."@en ;
   schema:description "A compendium of the strangest and most unusual animals in the animal kingdom."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/801817511> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:genre "Encyclopedias"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/124074839> ;
   schema:name "Extraordinary animals : an encyclopedia of curious and unusual animals"@en ;
   schema:productID "191846476" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/191846476#PublicationEvent/westport_conn_greenwood_press_2007> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801817511#Agent/greenwood_press> ; # Greenwood Press
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=120278> ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=218218> ;
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=329175> ;
   schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10214130> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780313085949> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/191846476> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801817511#Agent/greenwood_press> # Greenwood Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Greenwood Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801817511#Person/piper_ross> # Ross Piper
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Piper" ;
   schema:givenName "Ross" ;
   schema:name "Ross Piper" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801817511#Place/westport_conn> # Westport, Conn.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Westport, Conn." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801817511#Topic/nature_animals_general> # NATURE--Animals--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "NATURE--Animals--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801817511#Topic/science_life_sciences_zoology_general> # SCIENCE--Life Sciences--Zoology--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "SCIENCE--Life Sciences--Zoology--General"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/809468> # NATURE--Animals--Wildlife
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "NATURE--Animals--Wildlife"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780313085949>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0313085943" ;
   schema:isbn "9780313085949" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/124074839>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Extraordinary animals." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/191846476> ; # Extraordinary animals : an encyclopedia of curious and unusual animals
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.