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The life of mammals.

John Zachery Young

The life of mammals.

by John Zachery Young

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL703 .Y6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination820 p.
    Number of Pages820
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6226308M
    LC Control Number57012715
    OCLC/WorldCa1004381

    Life of Mammals, Hardcover by Attenborough, David, ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US Explores the diversity of mammals around the world, including information on their habitats, their behavior, and their unusual evolutionary processes.   Yet life of mammals scores, in my book, less than all other Life series. so what went wrong here? i am afraid old Davy dropped the ball with this one; he has remained respectably fairly /10(8).

      The Life of Mammals would be very good reading for anyone interested in animals and mammals in general. From learning about the navigation methods of bats and the special habits of meat eaters to understanding the natural history of water mammals, this book provides a focus which contrasts environments and evolutionary processes, and makes for 5/5(1).   The Life of Mammals is the companion book to the David Attenborough series with the same name. As with all of the "Life of" programs and books, this one is top-notch. Like all the companion books, there are ten chapters coinciding with the ten programs all bearing the same name. With this book however there is a slight difference/5.

    Binding is in good condition. A small amount of highlighting in the pages. All pages are intact. No tears or dog-eared pages. Really excellent for a book over 40 years old. A rare find. Very Good Condition. The Life of Mammals by J.Z. Young - second edition - hardback, published in by Oxford Press University Press, Great Britain.   The Life of Mammals by Sir David Attenborough, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().


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The life of mammals by John Zachery Young Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The Life of Mammals" consists of 10 chapters which jump the millennia and species in its bid to justify its overambitious title and provide a comprehensive coverage of a vast subject.

Every page has color pictures of The life of mammals. book particular creature mentioned on it but, in Attenborough's bid to cover everything, the book jumps all over the by: 6. The Life of Mammals is not a difficult book. It took me two days to read it in my spare time, despite its + pages and large size.

It is extraordinarily rich in photographs: almost one for every two pages. It is very well-written and gosh, it's such a relief to find a book on /5.

Published in conjunction with a ten-part television series that will air on the Discovery Channel, The Life of Mammals brings us nose-to-nose with mammals in all of their beauty and immense variety.

Renowned naturalist, writer, and filmmaker David Attenborough treks across every continent and kind of terrain to introduce us to such unusual and evolutionarily successful creatures as the Patagonian opossum, the Canadian pygmy shrew, the Alpine marmot /5(3). The Life of Mammals brings us nose-to-nose with mammals in all of their beauty and immense variety.

Renowned naturalist, writer, and filmmaker David Attenborough treks across every continent and kind of terrain to introduce us to such unusual and evolutionarily successful creatures as the Patagonian opossum, the Canadian pygmy shrew, the Alpine Price Range: £ - £   Published in conjunction with a ten-part television series that will air on the Discovery Channel, The Life of Mammals brings us nose-to-nose with mammals in all of their beauty and immense variety.

Renowned naturalist, writer, and filmmaker David Attenborough treks across every continent and kind of terrain to introduce us to such unusual and. Life in the sea underwent striking evolution reflecting global climate change, including the emergence of such creatures as giant sharks, seals, sea lions, dolphins, and whales.

Engaging and insightful, After the Dinosaurs is a book for everyone who has an abiding fascination with the remarkable life of the past. The Life Of Mammals Item Preview remove-circle I think this book is an excellent introduction to anyone wanting to understand anatomy through evolution.

In some places it is a bit dated: the time this book was written the electroreceptor. The Life of Mammals continues the BBC series of plants, insects, reptiles, and birds.

It's an indepth look at how mammals make their living. It doesn't cover quite the depth that Life of Birds does, which addresses each part of the life of birds (e.g., a show on feeding, a show on /5(67). 21 rows  The Life of Mammals is a nature documentary series written and presented by David Genre: Nature documentary.

His original text, Life of Marsupials, published in was the first textbook on marsupials. In this completely re-written edition, he brings a lifetime’s experience and masterly insights into the lives of this unusual group of n:   David Attenborough looks at why mammals are the most successful creatures on the planet.

Here he visits Australia and South America to study the lives of marsupials and then moves on to mammals such as humans, who develop their young in wombs rather than pouches.

Editorial Reviews. On the heels of the critically lauded Blue Planet: Seas of Life and The Life of Birds, Sir David Attenborough turns his attention to the broad diversity of mammalian life.

The lavish production (filmed for $12 million, a BBC record) examines the vast 4,species spectrum, from the smallest (two-inch pygmy shrew) to the largest (blue whale), traveling around the globe to /5(4). Mammals are the most complex and diverse group of animals to ever live on Earth.

The Life of Mammals surveys this group, from the tiny pygmy shrew to the enormous blue whale. As each group of animals started to specialise in feeding in a particular way, so their bodies changed to enable their survival. And that in turn lead them to modify their whole way of life.4/5(3).

The life of mammals. David Attenborough recounts the story of species that have outlived the dinosaurs and conquered the farthest places on Earth: the mouse-sized Pioneers who lived alongside the dinosaurs; the Insect Eaters; the tool-using Root Raiders and Seed Stealers; and the Leaf Eaters.

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The Life of Mammals S01 - Ep05 Meat Eaters - Part 01 HD Stream Watch The Life of Mammals S01 - Ep05 Meat Eaters - Part 01 Online Watch The Life of Mammals S01 - Ep05 Meat Eaters - Part 01 Online Stream. Published in conjunction with a ten-part television series that will air on the Discovery Channel, "The Life of Mammals" brings us nose-to-nose with mammals in all of their beauty and immense variety.

Renowned naturalist, writer, and filmmaker David Attenborough treks across every continent and kind of terrain to introduce us /5(72). The Life of Mammals is the companion book to the David Attenborough series with the same name.

As with all of the "Life of" programs and books, this one is top-notch. Like all the companion books, there are ten chapters coinciding with the ten programs all bearing the same name. With this book however there is a slight difference.5/5(5).

The Life of Mammals will make a perfect gift for anyone from the age of about 10 upwards and hopefully a whole new generation will know what a kinkajou, cacomistle or a uakiri are. The only quibble is there's no further-reading list to fuel new enthusiasms lit up by this excellent book/5(72). the life of mammals David Attenborough From the under-snow tunnels of Arctic lemmings to the egg nests of the bizarre Australian echidna, from the Pacific waters inhabited by sea otters and whales to the subways of major cities, this extraordinary volume brings us into the homes and lives of some of the earth's most fascinating animals.This book covers the biology of all marsupial families and how they have evolved.

The author's original text, also called Life of Marsupials published inwas the first student textbook on marsupials. In this completely re-written edition, he brings a lifetime's experience and masterly insights into the lives of these fascinating mammals.The Life of Mammals.

Episode 09 - The Social Climbers. This episode focuses on monkeys. Together with apes (which includes humans), monkeys are part of the most social group of mammals. Their habits are rooted in relationships with others of their kind and a natural intelligence and inquisitiveness.