Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival Bernd Heinrich

Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival

Author: Bernd Heinrich
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Book Title
Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival
Author
Bernd Heinrich
ISBN
9780061129070
From flying squirrels to grizzly bears, and from torpid turtles to insects with antifreeze, the animal kingdom relies on some staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Unlike their human counterparts, who must alter the environment to accommodate physical limitations, animals are adaptable to an amazing range of conditions.Examining everything from food sources in the extremely barren winter land-scape to the chemical composition that allows certain creatures to survive, Heinrich's Winter World awakens the largely undiscovered mysteries by which nature sustains herself through winter's harsh, cruel exigencies.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Bernd HeinrichPublisher: Ecco PressPublished: 04/07/2009ISBN: 9780061129070Pages: 357Weight: 0.65lbsSize: 7.90h x 5.20w x 1.10d

From flying squirrels to grizzly bears, and from torpid turtles to insects with antifreeze, the animal kingdom relies on some staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Unlike their human counterparts, who must alter the environment to accommodate physical limitations, animals are adaptable to an amazing range of conditions.

Examining everything from food sources in the extremely barren winter land-scape to the chemical composition that allows certain creatures to survive, Heinrich's Winter World awakens the largely undiscovered mysteries by which nature sustains herself through winter's harsh, cruel exigencies.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Bernd Heinrich
Publisher: Ecco Press
Published: 04/07/2009
ISBN: 9780061129070
Pages: 357
Weight: 0.65lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.20w x 1.10d

From flying squirrels to grizzly bears, and from torpid turtles to insects with antifreeze, the animal kingdom relies on some staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Unlike their human counterparts, who must alter the environment to accommodate physical limitations, animals are adaptable to an amazing range of conditions.

Examining everything from food sources in the extremely barren winter land-scape to the chemical composition that allows certain creatures to survive, Heinrich's Winter World awakens the largely undiscovered mysteries by which nature sustains herself through winter's harsh, cruel exigencies.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Bernd Heinrich
Publisher: Ecco Press
Published: 04/07/2009
ISBN: 9780061129070
Pages: 357
Weight: 0.65lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.20w x 1.10d