Jonathan Chester Nature of Penguins

ISBN 13: 9780613451499

Nature of Penguins

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9780613451499: Nature of Penguins

With their toddler-like waddle and chubby tuxedoed bodies, penguins capture the hearts and imaginations of animal lovers of all ages. To Jonathan Chester, penguins have been a lifetime passion ever since he first encountered them as a child vacationing on the south coast of Australia with his family. In this beautiful book, the distinguished explorer and photographer takes us on a journey through the Antarctic, the land of the penguins. THE NATURE OF PENGUINS brings together Chester'¬?s firsthand observations of these endearing creatures and the amazing photographs from all of his polar expeditions. He explores the many incredible aspects of the discovery, biology, and behavior of the seventeen species of penguins around the world. Linking polar history with accounts of early expeditions, this book is as informative and insightful as it is beautiful. THE NATURE OF PENGUINS helps us appreciate why we need to protect these truly unique animals and preserve their native habitat.‚Ä¢ An excellent introduction to the world of penguins from a distinguished explorer, photographer, and thirty-year observer of penguins. 

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JONATHAN CHESTER is one of the world’s leading polar adventurers and photographers. A fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, he works as a naturalist and historian on tourist excursions to the Antarctic, and has been lecturing on adventure, the Himalayas, and photography for over twenty years. He is the author of many books for both kids and adults, including A FOR ANTARCTICA and BUSY PENGUINS. He lives in Berkeley, California.

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"Exquisite photographic detail and beautiful color reproduction make PENGUINS one of the most entrancing gifts of the year."-San Francisco Chronicle"Lovely pictures beautifully reproduced on high-quality photographic paper."-Bird Watchers Digest "Dozens of beautiful and interesting photos . . . This book should be thoroughly enjoyed by serious naturalists, professional biologists, and anyone interested in the life of penguins." -Book Review Digest

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Published by San Val (2001)
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