Animal Migration

Animal Migration

Remarkable Journeys in the Wild

Book - 2009
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Baker & Taylor
Explores the reasons that animals migrate and discusses conservation issues for animals that cover the globe.

University of California Press
This spectacular guide explores the mysteries of animal migration over land, in the oceans, and through the air. Lavishly illustrated with two hundred photographs and maps, Animal Migration highlights specific conservation issues while tracing the routes of some one hundred species of animal with examples on every continent. Ben Hoare explains how animals migrate, either as parts of mass migration or in individual journeys, and describes in fascinating detail their navigation, reproduction, and feeding strategies. He also brings to life migrations that stand out for their extraordinary challenges such as those that take animals unthinkable distances across hostile or barren territory. Designed for easy browsing or in-depth study, Animal Migration concludes with a supplementary catalog of migrants, adding the routes of an additional two hundred animals, and is an invaluable addition to any nature lover's library.

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Blackwell North Amer
This guide explores the mysteries of animal migration over land, through oceans, and by air. With more than 300 color photographs, maps, and illustrations, it covers every continent as it traces the routes of some 50 remarkable migrations - including those of polar bears, wildebeest, hummingbirds, iguanas, and sharks. Ben Hoare describes in detail the navigation, reproduction, and feeding strategies of these animals. This book includes a catalog of migration hot spots around the world - places where the planet's greatest animal voyages can be observed.

Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2009]
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9780520258235
Branch Call Number: 591.568 HOARE
Characteristics: 176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 30 cm
Notes: Includes index

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