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Ravens in Winter

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ISBN-10: 1476794561

ISBN-13: 9781476794563

Edition: 2014

Authors: Bernd Heinrich

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A fascinating and important work of ornithology, which led E.O. Wilson to call it “one of the most interesting discoveries I’ve seen in animal sociobiology in years,” Ravens In Winter is a scientist’s impassioned study to understand the mysterious social habits of one of nature’s most formidable birds, the raven.Why do ravens, generally understood to be solitary creatures, share food between each other during winter? This was the question Bernd Heinrich asked himself as he was observing another one of his prime research subjects, the highly social bumblebee. And it was during these trips to Maine, the site of much of his research, where he first noticed this “unusual” behavior of ravens.…    
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Book details

List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/7/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
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.