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A beautiful and fascinating portrait of the world's most extreme wildlife, from the sexiest beast to the smelliest plant The world's most devious plant, the largest flock of birds, the biggest drug user, the most dangerous love-life! Here is a mind-blowing guide to the weirdest and most remarkable wildlife on our planet. Lavishly illustrated, this is a beautiful book to own as well as an unputdownable read. The entries are quirky yet informative, focusing on single species with bizarre lifestyles and impressive adaptations. The main book consists of over 150 entries, organised into four sections: Extreme Growth, Extreme Abilities, Extreme Movement and Extreme Families. Intelligently written, it is aimed at all those with an interest in wildlife. While assuming no prior knowledge on the part of its readers, it is still scientifically rigorous enough to captivate every expert. Big in format and scope, it is a gorgeous and fascinating portrait of the natural wonders of our planet.
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Mark Carwardine is a zoologist, writer, photographer, consultant, and broadcaster with a special interest in marine wildlife. He has written more than forty books, including several bestsellers, and hosts Nature and a wide variety of other natural history programs on BBC Radio.
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Book Description Collins, London, 2005. Cloth, d.j. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 0007207689 Discrete felt pen line on top page edges, otherwise in fine condition. A NEW UNREAD COPY. 320 pages. Numerous color photographs. U.S. orders are shipped from N.Y. state. Seller Inventory # 019311
Book Description Harper Collins. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0007207689 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0940146