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Winter World The Ingenuity of Animal Survival

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ISBN-10: 0061129070

ISBN-13: 9780061129070

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bernd Heinrich

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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.
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/7/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

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.