Univ Of Chicago Pr Hardcover Books
Books pubblicati nella collana Univ Of Chicago Pr Hardcover Zoologia e scienze degli animali
Secrets of the Snout
Bekoff Marc (FRW)
Oatley Diane (TRN)
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Hardcover), 2018
Sharks & People
Peschak Thomas P.
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Hardcover), 2013
At once feared and revered, sharks have captivated people since our earliest human encounters. Children and adults alike stand awed before aquarium shark tanks, fascinated by the giant teeth and unnerving eyes. And no swim in the ocean is undertaken without a slight shiver of anxiety about the very real—and very cinematic—dangers...
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Hardcover), 2012
“Preternaturally hardened whale dung” is not the first image that comes to mind when we think of perfume, otherwise a symbol of glamour and allure. But the key ingredient that makes the sophisticated scent linger on the skin is precisely this bizarre digestive by-product—ambergris. Despite being one of the world's...
The Ecology & Behavior of Amphibians
Wells Kentwood D.
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Hardcover), 2007
Consisting of more than six thousand species, amphibians are more diverse than mammals and are found on every continent save Antarctica. Despite the abundance and diversity of these animals, many aspects of the biology of amphibians remain unstudied or misunderstood. The Ecology and Behavior of Amphibians aims to fill...