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A Field Guide To Pigs

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Publisher Comments:

John Pukite went back to the barnyard after the success of A Field Guide to Cows and the result is a one-of-a-kind field guide to the true star of any farmyard-the pig. Although swine have roamed fields and forests for centuries, this guide is the first to offer easy-to-understand descriptions and illustrations of the world's most popular breeds. Whether it is the massive Poland China or the roly-poly Vietnamese Potbelly, A Field Guide to Pigs is the one-stop reference for endless little-known facts, fascinating tidbits about pig behavior, and even etiquette for when you visit the farm. Casual pig watchers and porcinologists alike are sure to learn something new on every page.

Synopsis:

This guide offers easy-to-understand descriptions and illustrations of the world's most popular porcine breeds. Whether it is the massive Poland China or the roly-poly Vietnamese Potbelly, "A Field Guide to Pigs" is the one-stop reference for endless little-known facts, and fascinating tidbits about pig behavior. Photos.

Synopsis:

With more than five hundred breeds and varieties, pigs can be found in all shapes and sizes, and on every continent except Antarctica. Although swine have roamed fields and forests for centuries, this guide is the first to offer easy-to-understand descriptions and illustrations of thirty-six of the most popular and intriguing breeds. A Field Guide to Pigs is a one stop reference for little known facts, fascinating tidbits about pig behavior and etiquette. The book has a timeline of pig history, a list of famous and remarkable pigs, pig quotes and much more.

About the Author

John Pukite is the author of A Field Guide to Cows and Hiking Minnesota, for which he won a Minnesota Book Award. He has served in the Peace Corps and worked in Alaska as a marine biologist.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142002216
Author:
Pukite, John
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Swine
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Swine -- United States.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series Volume:
no. 6458
Publication Date:
20020625
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.02x7.46x.31 in. .36 lbs.

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Product details 128 pages Penguin Books - English 9780142002216 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This guide offers easy-to-understand descriptions and illustrations of the world's most popular porcine breeds. Whether it is the massive Poland China or the roly-poly Vietnamese Potbelly, "A Field Guide to Pigs" is the one-stop reference for endless little-known facts, and fascinating tidbits about pig behavior. Photos.
"Synopsis" by , With more than five hundred breeds and varieties, pigs can be found in all shapes and sizes, and on every continent except Antarctica. Although swine have roamed fields and forests for centuries, this guide is the first to offer easy-to-understand descriptions and illustrations of thirty-six of the most popular and intriguing breeds. A Field Guide to Pigs is a one stop reference for little known facts, fascinating tidbits about pig behavior and etiquette. The book has a timeline of pig history, a list of famous and remarkable pigs, pig quotes and much more.

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