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By David Salomon

An exhaustive source for penguin-o-philes, novice and educational alike, Penguin-Pedia unites cautious research of the habit, habitat, replica, feeding conduct, and inhabitants degrees of all seventeen penguin species with the writer s own observations and reflections. each one bankruptcy attracts on a wealth of clinical info and experiences, in addition to delivering specific measurements and weights of penguins from a number of colonies and nests. an intensive bibliography will direct scholars of the penguin to scholarly books and journals, whereas dozens of full-color pictures of penguins of their typical habitat and private bills offer leisure for the layman. an entire listing of penguin showing zoos from all over the world completes this resource of all issues penguin. Penguins became a regular fixture in either zoos and imaginations for hundreds of years. yet past the vintage tuxedo markings of the Emperor penguin and what we see in youngsters cartoons, how a lot will we quite learn about those attention-grabbing creatures? How acutely aware are we of the perpetual hazard within which those animals locate themselves after such a lot of years of environmental abuse at the a part of people? David Salomon has traveled the realm photographing and learning a few of the species and subspecies of penguin. From the graceful Galapagos penguin to the bushy-eyebrowed Rockhopper penguin, Salomon combines own debts of his journeys to distant penguin habitats on the a ways edges of the realm with a accomplished survey of all on hand clinical information for some of the penguin species. Penguin-Pedia is a wealth of knowledge on penguin habit, behavior, inhabitants, and endangerment. filled with David's personal up-close images, Penguin-Pedia will carry you into the interesting international of the penguin.

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