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How can cicadas survive—and thrive—at temperatures pushing 115°F? Do hummingbirds know what they're up against before they migrate over the Gulf of Mexico? Why do some trees stop growing taller even when three months of warm weather remain? With awe and unmatched expertise, Bernd Heinrich's Summer World never stops exploring the beautifully complex interactions of animals and plants with nature, giving extraordinary depth to the relationships between habitat and the warming of the earth.

About the Author

The author of numerous bestselling and award-winning books, Bernd Heinrich is a professor of biology at the University of Vermont. He divides his time between Vermont and the forests of western Maine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060742188
Author:
Heinrich, Bernd
Publisher:
Ecco Press
Subject:
Seasons
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Physics-Meteorology
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
P.S.
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.02x5.24x.74 in. .51 lbs.

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