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In a rare blend of scientific fact and poetic truth, the acclaimed author of A Natural History of the Senses explores the activities of whales, penguins, bats, and crocodilians, plunging headlong into nature and coming up with highly entertaining treasures.

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9780679742265
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Ackerman, Diane
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Vintage Books
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Ackerman
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New York :
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General
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Wildlife
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Animals
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Nature
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Essays
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Zoology
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Life Sciences - Zoology - General
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Biology-Zoology
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nature;science;natural history;animals;non-fiction;essays;nature writing;bats;biology;penguins;whales;ecology
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Vintage
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9431
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19920931
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272
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