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Winter World The Ingenuity of Animal Survival

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ISBN-10: 0060197447

ISBN-13: 9780060197445

Edition: 2003

Authors: Bernd Heinrich

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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/7/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.496

Bernd Heinrich is Professor Emeritus of Biology at the University of Vermont. He has written several memoirs of his life in science and nature, including One Man�e(tm)s Owl, and Ravens in Winter. Bumblebee Economics was twice a nominee for the American Book Award in Science, and A Year in the Maine Woods won the 1995 Rutstrum Authors�e(tm) Award for Literary Excellence.

Introduction
A Note on Terms and Definitions
Fire and Ice
Snow and the Subnivian Space
A Late Winter Walk
Tracking a Weasel
Nests and Dens
Flying Squirrels in a Huddle
Hibernating Squirrels (Heating Up to Dream)
The Kinglet's Feathers
The Kinglet's Winter Fuel
Hibernating Birds
Torpid Turtles under Ice
Iced-in Water Rodents
Frozen Frogs on Ice
Insects: From the Diversity to the Limits
Mice in Winter
Supercool(ed) Houseguests (with and without Antifreeze)
Of Bats and Butterflies and Cold Storage
Aggregating for Winter
Winter Flocks
Berries Preserved
Bears in Winter
Storing Food
Bees' Winter Gamble
Winter Buds
The Kinglets' Key?
References