The Life Cycle of an Emperor Penguin Authors : Bobbie Kalman, Robin R. Johnson Publisher : Crabtree Publishing Company Published Date : 2006 ISBN-13 : 9780778706304 Page : 32 Pages Language : en Descriptions The Life Cycle of an Emperor Penguin Introduces the physical characteristics, habitat, and life cycle of the emperor penguin, with descriptions of how female and male penguins cooperate during the coldest winters on Earth to preserve their eggs.
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Penguin Authors : Christine Eckstrom Publisher : Taschen America Llc Published Date : 2008-09 ISBN-13 : 9783836508810 Page : 190 Pages Language : en Descriptions Penguin This work celebrates the nature and beauty of penguins as expressed through the exquisite images and unique personal stories of master photographer and naturalist Lanting.
Death And The Penguin Authors : Andrey Kurkov Publisher : Random House Published Date : 2011-06-01 ISBN-13 : 9781446483367 Page : 240 Pages Language : en Descriptions Death And The Penguin Viktor is an aspiring writer with only Misha, his pet penguin, for company. Although he would prefer to write short stories, he earns a living composing obituaries for a newspaper. He longs to see his work published, yet the subjects of his obituaries continue to cling to life. But when he opens the newspaper to see his work in print for the first time, his pride swiftly turns to […]
Penguin Biology Authors : Lloyd S. Davis, John T. Darby Publisher : Elsevier Published Date : 2012-12-02 ISBN-13 : 9780080571065 Page : 467 Pages Language : en Descriptions Penguin Biology Penguin Biology is the first broad-based collection of biological and ecological studies of these unique birds to be published since 1975. Topics have since become broad ecological hypotheses, not species-specific descriptions, and new technology has taken observations into the oceanic depths. Penguin Biology shows new techniques and the applications mad of them in contemporary biological and evolutionary theory. Penguin Biology is an invaluable reference for ornithologists, animal behaviorists, animal physiologists, […]
Penguin Authors : Caroline Arnold Publisher : StarWalk Kids Media Published Date : 2013-09-01 ISBN-13 : 9781623345617 Page : 48 Pages Language : en Descriptions Penguin Everyone seems to love the penguins that look more like gentlemen in formal dress than birds. Following the two zoo penguins from fuzzy, down-covered chicks to the time they develop their distinctive black-and-white feathers, this lively photo essay describes penguins’ characteristics, habits, and daily life, both in captivity and in the wild.
Penguin Authors : Stephen Martin Publisher : Reaktion Books Published Date : 2009-11-15 ISBN-13 : 9781861897510 Page : 224 Pages Language : en Descriptions Penguin From the Penguin Books logo to The March of the Penguins, a certain tuxedo-adorned member of the animal kingdom has long captured our hearts and imaginations. Stephen Martin regales us here with the cultural and natural history of the penguin, revealing many fascinating and little-known facts about this beloved bird. Over twenty species of penguins can be found in the Galápagos Islands and New Zealand as well as in Antarctica, and they range from the […]
Reading Penguin Authors : William Wootten, George Donaldson Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing Published Date : 2013-07-26 ISBN-13 : 9781443850827 Page : 225 Pages Language : en Descriptions Reading Penguin Founded by Allen Lane in 1935, Penguin Books soon became the most read publisher in the United Kingdom and was synonymous with the British paperback. Making high quality reading cheaply available to millions, Penguin helped democratise reading. In so doing, Penguin played an important part in the cultural and intellectual life of the English speaking world. For this book, which has its origins in the successful international conference held at […]
Penguin-Pedia Authors : David Salomon Publisher : David Salomon Published Date : 2012-11 ISBN-13 : 9781622093977 Page : 312 Pages Language : en Descriptions Penguin-Pedia An exhaustive resource for penguin-o-philes, amateur and academic alike, Penguin-Pedia unites careful analysis of the behavior, habitat, reproduction, feeding habits, and population levels of all seventeen penguin species with the author s personal observations and reflections. Each chapter draws on a wealth of scientific data and reports, as well as providing detailed measurements and weights of penguins from various colonies and nests. An extensive bibliography will direct students of the penguin to scholarly books and […]
Penguin Planet Authors : Kevin Schafer Publisher : Taylor Trade Publishing Published Date : 2013-11-16 ISBN-13 : 9781589797925 Page : 136 Pages Language : en Descriptions Penguin Planet Penguin Planet is a celebration of all things penguin. Author and photographer Kevin Schafer made it his mission to see and photograph every remaining penguin species in the wild, and the first edition was the result of that journey. This new edition combines even more exceptional photography with colorful personal essays and up-to-date information on a most remarkable and utterly unique group of birds. In this extraordinary collection, Schafer not only discusses […]
The Great Penguin Rescue Authors : Dyan deNapoli Publisher : Simon and Schuster Published Date : 2011-08-16 ISBN-13 : 9781439148181 Page : 320 Pages Language : en Descriptions The Great Penguin Rescue Recounts the rescue of penguins during the 2000 Cape Town oil spill, documenting the efforts of 12,500 international volunteers to clean, nurse, and re-release nearly all of the endangered birds.