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Product Description: The definitive guide to the most exceptional creatures on Earth, Animal Record Breakers lists the achievers and the unique in the animal kingdom. These are not only records like fastest and largest. These are the truly unusual, like the most bizarre defense (three species of horned lizard can squirt blood from their eyes over a distance of four feet or 1...read more
By Mark Carwardine (foreword by)

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9781770857605 | Firefly Books Ltd, October 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The definitive guide to the most exceptional creatures on Earth, Animal Record Breakers lists the achievers and the unique in the animal kingdom.

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Product Description: This new edition of Mark Carwardine's Guide to Whale-watching in Britain and Europe is the definitive resource for all who love our marine mammals. Completely revised and updated, the book is packed with site information, tips and strategies, and a comprehensive identification guide...read more

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9781472910158 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury Natural History, April 26, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This new edition of Mark Carwardine's Guide to Whale-watching in Britain and Europe is the definitive resource for all who love our marine mammals.

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Product Description: Here are the achievers and the unique from the animal world: mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and invertebrates. These are not only familiar records like highest, fastest, largest, these are the unusual, such as slowest growth (the deep sea clam), most pecks in a day (black woodpecker), noisiest bird (booming Kakapo) and worst climber (western fence lizards fall out of their oak tree homes about 12,000 times a year)...read more

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9781770852693 | Firefly Books Ltd, August 22, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Here are the achievers and the unique from the animal world: mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and invertebrates.

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Product Description: Unique insight into life at one of the world's favorite museumsHow can the growth of insects help to solve crimes? What did the world look like in the time of the dinosaurs? How do shark experts help Olympic athletes swim faster? Based on the major six-part BBC TV series, this book offers a unique insight into the innovative, dramatic, and often surprising work of this world renowned institution...read more
By Mark Carwardine (foreword by)

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9780565092603 | Natural History Museum, March 1, 2010, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Unique insight into life at one of the world's favorite museumsHow can the growth of insects help to solve crimes?

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Product Description: The record of an odyssey by a zoologist and a zoologically-innocent comic novelist. It began in 1985 with a search for a rare lemur in Madagascar and went on to include expeditions which witnessed fruitbats, man-eating lizards, gorillas, a blind dolphin and the most inept parrot, the kakapot...read more

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9781439503331 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The record of an odyssey by a zoologist and a zoologically-innocent comic novelist.

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Product Description: Did you know that the powerful jaws of a crocodile can be kept closed with a mere rubber band? Or that the polar bear can smell food from up to 40 miles away? The animal kingdom is absolutely astonishing—and this riveting reference from Britain’s esteemed Natural History Museum shows kids the wonder of it all...read more

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9781402756238 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, March 4, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Did you know that the powerful jaws of a crocodile can be kept closed with a mere rubber band?

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A collection of one thousand wildlife profiles features animals and plants that push the limits of nature or possess the most outstanding characteristics of their kind, from the world's hungriest animal and the owner of the biggest footprints to the largest flock of birds and nature's most dangerous mating behaviors. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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9780061373893 | Reprint edition (Perennial, January 1, 2008), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A collection of one thousand wildlife profiles features animals and plants that push the limits of nature or possess the most outstanding characteristics of their kind, from the world's hungriest animal and the owner of the biggest footprints to the largest flock of birds and nature's most dangerous mating behaviors.

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Focusing on single species with bizarre lifestyles and impressive adaptations, this book is a guide to the weirdest and remarkable wildlife on our planet, including the world's most devious plant, the largest flock of birds, the biggest drug user, and the most dangerous love-life.

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9780060825744 | Harper Resource, November 30, 2005, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A collection of wildlife profiles features animals and plants that push the limits of nature or possess the most outstanding characteristics of their kind, from the world's hungriest animal and the owner of the biggest footprints to the largest flock of birds and nature's most dangerous mating behaviors.
9780007207688 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, October 3, 2005, cover price $63.60 | About this edition: A beautiful and fascinating portrait of the world's most extreme wildlife, from the sexiest beast to the smelliest plant.

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9780007246489 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, March 5, 2007, cover price $22.75 | About this edition: Focusing on single species with bizarre lifestyles and impressive adaptations, this book is a guide to the weirdest and remarkable wildlife on our planet, including the world's most devious plant, the largest flock of birds, the biggest drug user, and the most dangerous love-life.

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Covering Britain and Europe, this is a guide to watching whales, dolphins and porpoises in the waters. It provides an introduction to whales and whalewatching along with illustrations, identification and behaviour tips, dive sequences and distribution maps for the cetaceans of Europe. It covers Europe's major whalewatching sites.

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9781845372729 | New edition (New Holland Pub Ltd, May 26, 2006), cover price $17.75 | About this edition: Covering Britain and Europe, this is a guide to watching whales, dolphins and porpoises in the waters.

Presenting an introductory guide to 96 species of whale, dolphin and porpoise, this book serves as a companion for whale-watching trips throughout the world. Each species is illustrated with a photograph and includes information on size, geographical distribution and diet. It also contains information on whether the species is under threat.

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9780060856175 | Perennial, April 1, 2006, cover price $12.95
9780007205479 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, March 6, 2006, cover price $19.30 | About this edition: Presenting an introductory guide to 96 species of whale, dolphin and porpoise, this book serves as a companion for whale-watching trips throughout the world.
9780004722733 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, September 1, 1999, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: There is something special about whales, dolphins and porpoises.

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A guide to sharks covers their origins, ancestors, diversity, reputation, conservation efforts, and how they are being studied.

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9780563487234 | Bbc Pubns, April 18, 2004, cover price $37.60 | About this edition: Written by shark expert Mark Carwardine, this book explains why it has been so difficult to study the ancestors of modern sharks and describes what we do know about their prehistoric forebearers.

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9781552979488 | Firefly Books Ltd, July 30, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A guide to sharks covers their origins, ancestors, diversity, reputation, conservation efforts, and how they are being studied.

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Product Description: Hundreds of thousands of people have an intentional encounter with sharks every year, and shark-watching has become a multi-million dollar business. The ultimate shark-watcher's guide, this comprehensive and ground-breaking book is essential reading for any marine enthusiast who wants to navigate the waters of those who consort with sharks...read more

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9780691096384 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 22, 2002, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: A guide for marine enthusiasts who seek intentional encounters with sharks enables readers to assess the risks involved, profiling the dangers associated with specific varieties and offering advice on how to make observations in and out of the water.

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9780691096377 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 16, 2004, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Hundreds of thousands of people have an intentional encounter with sharks every year, and shark-watching has become a multi-million dollar business.
9780563537946, titled "The Shark Watcher's Handbook: A Guide to Sharks And Where to See Them" | Bbc Pubns, July 25, 2002, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: With the help of dive operators and shark experts in over 50 countries, this guide covers what the enthusiast needs to know about sharks and shark-watching - the history, techniques, risks and controversies of this increasingly popular activity, including a directory of 250 shark-watching hotspots.

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Offers advice on observing and identifying these marine mammals, and describes characteristics, behavior, and range for a variety of species. (view table of contents)

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9780789489906, titled "Smithsonian Handbooks: Whales Dolphins and Porpoises" | Dk Pub, June 1, 2002, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Offers advice on observing and identifying these marine mammals, and describes characteristics, behavior, and range for a variety of species.

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9780613530989 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2000, cover price $30.80 | About this edition: Offers advice on observing and identifying these marine mammals, and describes characteristics, behavior, and range for a variety of species.

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Shattering the myths about these intricate and mysterious creatures, a relevatory guide explores the many extraordinary facets of killer whales, from their amazing hunting skills and superior strength to their ability to communicate. (view table of contents)

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9780789482662 | Dk Pub, January 1, 2002, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Shattering the myths about these intricate and mysterious creatures, a relevatory guide explores the many extraordinary facets of killer whales, from their amazing hunting skills and superior strength to their ability to communicate.

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Offers advice on observing and identifying these marine mammals, and describes characteristics, behavior, and range for a variety of species

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9780751327816, titled "Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises" | 2 edition (Gardners Books, November 16, 2000), cover price $22.85 | also contains Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises | About this edition: This handbook offers an updated guide to whales, dolphins and porpoises.
9780783552842, titled "Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises" | Time Life Education, March 1, 1998, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A field guide to fifty-seven species of cetacean explores whales', dolpins', and porpoises' social interactions, complex adaptations, mythology, and relationships with humans
9781564586216 | Dk Pub, February 1, 1995, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Offers advice on observing and identifying these marine mammals, and describes characteristics, behavior, and range for a variety of species
9781564581440, titled "Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises" | Dk Pub, September 1, 1992, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Explores the physical characteristics, behavior, habitat, and feeding habits of these underwater mammals.

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9780789429681, titled "Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises" | Dk Pub, May 1, 1998, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Explores the physical characteristics, behavior, habitat, and feeding habits of these underwater mammals.
9781564586209 | Flexi edition (Dk Pub, April 1, 1995), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Offers advice on observing and identifying these marine mammals, and describes characteristics, behavior, and range for a variety of species

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9780613376723, titled "Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises" | Turtleback Books, January 1, 2003, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Explores the physical characteristics, behavior, habitat, and feeding habits of these underwater mammals.

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Introduces the behavior of killer whales from birth to old age, describing their feeding and mating habits, social structure, and threats

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9780739809495 | Not Applicable, October 1, 1999, cover price $11.50 | About this edition: Introduces the behavior of killer whales from birth to old age, describing their feeding and mating habits, social structure, and threats

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9780739810583 | Heinemann/Raintree, August 1, 1999, cover price $31.43 | About this edition: Introduces the behavior of killer whales from birth to old age, describing their feeding and mating habits, social structure, and threats

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9780613067799, titled "Let's Talk About Having Asthma" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $15.80

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Product Description: Drawing on the latest scientific research, as well as the author''s own experiences, The Book of Dolphins presents an introduction to all twenty seven species of dolphin'

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9781855857377 | Collins & Brown, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Drawing on the latest scientific research, as well as the author''s own experiences, The Book of Dolphins presents an introduction to all twenty seven species of dolphin'

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Introduces ten animals that can be distinguished by how fast they move, including the sea lion, sloth, kiwi, slow loris, gibbon, manatee, springhare, snail, cheetah, and tortoise

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9780836824612 | Ill edition (Gareth Stevens Pub, September 1, 1999), cover price $20.67 | About this edition: Introduces ten animals that can be distinguished by how fast they move, including the sea lion, sloth, kiwi, slow loris, gibbon, manatee, springhare, snail, cheetah, and tortoise

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9780613218580 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 1999, cover price $16.10

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9780836824582 | Ill edition (Gareth Stevens Pub, September 1, 1999), cover price $79.73

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Contrasts the behavior of a variety of animals, some of which are sleepy and some of which are busy, including the mouse lemur, water shrew, and pine marten
By Barbara Behm, Martin Camm (illustrator), Mark Carwardine and Dick Twinney (illustrator)

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9780836824629 | Ill edition (Gareth Stevens Pub, September 1, 1999), cover price $20.67 | About this edition: Contrasts the behavior of a variety of animals, some of which are sleepy and some of which are busy, including the mouse lemur, water shrew, and pine marten

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Introduces ten animals that can be distinguished by how they feel to the touch, including the porcupine, galago, spiny anteater, chinchilla, stickleback, llama, hedgehog, giant panda, tenrec, and rabbit
By Barbara Behm, Martin Camm (illustrator), Mark Carwardine, John Francis (illustrator) and Dick Twinney (illustrator)

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9780836824605 | Ill edition (Gareth Stevens Pub, September 1, 1999), cover price $20.67 | About this edition: Introduces ten animals that can be distinguished by how they feel to the touch, including the porcupine, galago, spiny anteater, chinchilla, stickleback, llama, hedgehog, giant panda, tenrec, and rabbit

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Introduces ten animals and their behavior, including the lemur, marine iguana, and fox, identifying them either as daytime or nighttime animals (view table of contents)

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9780836824599 | Ill edition (Gareth Stevens Pub, September 1, 1999), cover price $21.27 | About this edition: Introduces ten animals and their behavior, including the lemur, marine iguana, and fox, identifying them either as daytime or nighttime animals

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Provides information about the habits, habitats, and characteristics of rain forest, water, grassland, mountain, polar, sea, and desert animals

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9780307165558 | Golden Pr, September 1, 1991, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Provides information about the habits, habitats, and characteristics of rain forest, water, grassland, mountain, polar, sea, and desert animals
9780307665553 | Goldencraft, June 1, 1991, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: Provides information about the habits, habitats, and characteristics of rain forest, water, grassland, mountain, polar, sea, and desert animals

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