Animals, The World Encyclopedia of : A reference and identification guide to 840 of the most significant amphibians, reptiles and mammals Hardback
by Tom Jackson
Packed full of facts and detailed illustrations, this updated new edition is an expert family reference guide to the animals that inhabit our world.
From the smallest mouse to the largest whale, this book offers a detailed and thorough introduction to an array of reptiles, amphibians and mammals, exploring their habits and habitats.
Beginning with a biological and evolutionary overview of the animal kingdom, the book examines a huge range of animal characteristics, such as anatomy, survival instincts and reproduction, and takes a closer look at what it means to be an amphibian, reptile or mammal.
The second half describes animals from North and South America, Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Over 1000 illustrations, 800 distribution maps and information boxes detailing habitat, diet, size, life span and conservation status accompany the entries.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 512 pages, 1800 colour illustrations and photographs
- Publisher: Anness Publishing
- Publication Date: 31/12/2019
- Category: Encyclopaedias & reference works
- ISBN: 9780754834908