A Worldwide GuideBook - 1999
Exceptional divers, ocean adventurers, amazing survivors: penguins survive in the harshest climate on earth. Take an in-depth look at these appealing creatures, from their origins and evolution to their physiology and survival in an increasingly polluted and exploited environment. Every species is covered, with information about the ways they communicate, their senses of smell and vision, plus their thermoregulation, behavioral adaptations, breeding, and distribution. Powerful and colorful images on almost every page offer a close-up look at their unusual features and the surrounding world. 160 pages (all in color), 5 3/4 x 9.
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., c1999.
Branch Call Number: 598/.47/Mar 3588 1
Characteristics: 156 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 cm.