The Encyclopedia of Animals

A Complete Visual Guide

Author: Fred Cooke

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 608

View: 222

Presents a survey of all animal groups, with diagrams, distribution maps, color photographs. and overviews of animal evolution, behavior, habitats, and adaptation.

An Encyclopedia of Animals

Author: Betsy Howie

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 341

Shares descriptive introductions to endangered animals that live in the world's "hot spots," combining fun facts, puzzles and life-like digital illustrations while inviting fans to become "Xeko Masters" by learning how to help protect threatened creatures. Original. Video game tie-in.

Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, 2nd Edition [2 volumes]

Second Edition

Author: Marc Bekoff

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 685

View: 657

A landmark publishing achievement on the subject, the new edition of this acclaimed encyclopedia is expanded to two volumes, covering the full range of issues related to animal protection. • Includes hundreds of alphabetically organized entries covering the full range of topics related to animal rights and welfare, including dog fighting, endangered species in zoos, animals as disease carriers, factory farming, veganism, and more • Encompasses the work of 150 contributors—experts from around the world that make up a virtual "who's who" in the broad areas of animal protection • Outlines a chronology of legislation and other important events that have had a significant impact on animal rights issues • Lists references for each entry, plus a comprehensive bibliography at the end of the encyclopedia

The Encyclopedia of Animals

More than 1,000 Illustrations and Photographs

Author: Tim Harris

Publisher: Chartwell Books

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 304

View: 967

Discover the lifestyles, habitats, and behaviors of the animal kingdom as you’ve never seen them before with The Encyclopedia of Animals. Each page of this comprehensive guide is packed with amazingly detailed artworks and full-color photographs. From the flying squirrel to the yellow-bellied sapsucker, and from the fire ant to the sun bear, animals are seen in all their splendid variety in this fascinating visual guide. Divided by class and family, the sections in this book clarify the distinguishing traits of the animals, which are depicted in colorful scientific drawings; captions provide additional information. User-friendly and with the sections marked by color tabs for quick consultation, this book could serve as a field guide or a desk reference. Shown in all their glory, here are the gulper eel, the blue wildebeest, the giant African bullfrog, the Sumatran Orangutan, the Chilean flamingo, and the tiny but terrifying anglerfish. Many of the book's images show the animals in their natural environment and behaving as they would in the wild. An orangutan is shown swinging from a branch, a bird-of-paradise is illustrated during a courtship display, and hyenas are depicted in pursuit of zebra prey. Map icons illustrate the animal’s distribution around the world, while key fact boxes highlight features of the animal’s anatomy, diet, and genus. Learn more about your favorite species, from the smallest insects to the largest mammals, with expert information and up-to-date population statistics throughout. User-friendly and accessible, this is the perfect modern encyclopedia for animal enthusiasts of all ages.

Encyclopedia of Animals

A Family Reference Guide

Author:

Publisher: Parragon Books

ISBN:

Category: Amphibians

Page: 256

View: 821

REFERENCE WORKS. Explore an amazing world of animal secrets, from microscopic insects to some of the largest creatures that have ever lived. Every page is brought to life by vibrant pictures that enhance the text and stimulate your imagination. Arranged in five main sections - Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Fish and Amphibians and Invertebrates. Written in a direct, easy to understand style, this book is packed with wonderful colour photographs and illustrations.

Animal FAQs

An Encyclopedia of Animal Abuse

Author: Angela Mitchell

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Animal welfare

Page: 220

View: 273

An indispensable guide that lays bare the bones of animal abuse. How many animals are killed each year for food? How many foxes are killed by the hunt? From abattoirs to zoos, Anila FAQs is an encyclopaedic tour through animal abuse. It contains helpful facts and figures for anyone interested in our use and abuse of animals. The FAQs at your fingertips...