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Here are the actual facts that dispel the myths and legends surrounding the feared and misunderstood shark. Generous color photographs plus maps and illustrations document every aspect of these beautiful animals, how they evolved, the mythology and misconceptions that surround them, and the threat posed by humans.

The dynamic and authoritative text includes information on:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Reproduction, courtship, and mating
  • How they hunt and what they eat
  • Migration routes
  • Their extraordinary senses and skills
  • Shark conservation efforts.

Chapters such as Shark Success, Ecology and Biology, Design for Living and Design for Killing fascinate and encourage readers to learn more about these complex creatures.

Synopsis:

This revised edition dispels the myths and legends surrounding the feared andmisunderstood shark. Maps, illustrations & full-color photos.

Synopsis:

Here are the actual facts that dispel the myths and legends surrounding the feared and misunderstood shark. Generous color photographs plus maps and illustrations document every aspect of these beautiful animals, how they evolved, the mythology and misconceptions that surround them, and the threat posed by humans.

The dynamic and authoritative text includes information on: Anatomy and physiology Reproduction, courtship, and mating How they hunt and what they eat Migration routes Their extraordinary senses and skills Shark conservation efforts.

Chapters such as Shark Success, Ecology and Biology, Design for Living and Design for Killing fascinate and encourage readers to learn more about these complex creatures.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781552976388
Author:
Parker, Steve
Author:
Parker, Jane
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Location:
Willowdale, Ont.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fish
Subject:
Marine Life
Subject:
Sharks
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Subject:
Requins
Subject:
Animals - Fish
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Revised
Series Volume:
107-8
Publication Date:
December 2005
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
11.98x9.04x.53 in. 2.34 lbs.

Related Subjects

Reference » Science Reference » Oversized Books
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Oversized Books
Science and Mathematics » Oceanography » General
Science and Mathematics » Oceanography » Sharks Rays and Skates

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Product details 192 pages Firefly Books Ltd - English 9781552976388 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This revised edition dispels the myths and legends surrounding the feared andmisunderstood shark. Maps, illustrations & full-color photos.
"Synopsis" by , Here are the actual facts that dispel the myths and legends surrounding the feared and misunderstood shark. Generous color photographs plus maps and illustrations document every aspect of these beautiful animals, how they evolved, the mythology and misconceptions that surround them, and the threat posed by humans.

The dynamic and authoritative text includes information on: Anatomy and physiology Reproduction, courtship, and mating How they hunt and what they eat Migration routes Their extraordinary senses and skills Shark conservation efforts.

Chapters such as Shark Success, Ecology and Biology, Design for Living and Design for Killing fascinate and encourage readers to learn more about these complex creatures.

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