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Seals and Sea Lions of the World

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Book News Annotation:

Describes and illustrates the various families of the order Pinnipedia, such as fur seals, sea lions, and walruses, and discusses their evolution, distribution, life-cycles, zoology, and their current status. Sections on the mammals' relationships with humans consider conflicts between seals and the fishing and fur trades and pollution's effects. Contains color photos and b&w maps and diagrams.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Many of nature's most curious and intriguing creatures can be discovered in the extraordinary Of the World set. Loaded with crisp, full-color photographs that often astonish and amuse, the thirteen-volume set provides unique insights into the amazing diversity of species around the globe.

The volumes provide clear, basic information on physiology, classification, habitat, life cycle, and behavior, including such diverse topics as courtship and mating, egg-laying and development, reproduction and parental care, food and feeding.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-220) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816029556
Author:
Bonner, Nigel
Publisher:
Facts on File, Inc.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Marine Life
Subject:
Mammals
Subject:
Seals (animals)
Subject:
Sea lions
Subject:
Seals.
Series:
Of the World Series
Series Volume:
9348
Publication Date:
c1994
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224 p.
Dimensions:
9.50x6.48x.93 in. 1.60 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Politics
Science and Mathematics » Biology » Zoology » Mammals
Science and Mathematics » Oceanography » Marine Mammals

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Product details 224 p. pages Facts on File - English 9780816029556 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Many of nature's most curious and intriguing creatures can be discovered in the extraordinary Of the World set. Loaded with crisp, full-color photographs that often astonish and amuse, the thirteen-volume set provides unique insights into the amazing diversity of species around the globe.

The volumes provide clear, basic information on physiology, classification, habitat, life cycle, and behavior, including such diverse topics as courtship and mating, egg-laying and development, reproduction and parental care, food and feeding.

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