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The Resource The secret language of animals, Janine M. Benyus ; illustrations by Juan Carlos Barberis ; foreword by Alexandra Horowitz

The secret language of animals, Janine M. Benyus ; illustrations by Juan Carlos Barberis ; foreword by Alexandra Horowitz

Label
The secret language of animals
Title
The secret language of animals
Statement of responsibility
Janine M. Benyus ; illustrations by Juan Carlos Barberis ; foreword by Alexandra Horowitz
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shows the whys and the hows behind the distinctive behavior of creatures great and small in their natural environments. Divided geographically into five sections--Africa, Asia, North America, the oceans, and the Poles--the book examines and describes the behavior, body language, and patterns of communication of 20 different animals: the gorilla, lion, African elephant, plains zebra, black rhinoceros, giraffe, ostrich, greater flamingo, Nile crocodile, giant panda, peacock, Komodo monitor, bottlenose dolphin, California sea lion, gray wolf, bald eagle, sandhill crane, beluga whale, polar bear, and Adélie penguin
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Summary
In The Secret Language of Animals, biologist Janine Benyus takes us inside the animal kingdom and shows us the whys and the hows behind the distinctive behavior of creatures great and small in their natural environments
Storyline
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10311532
Cataloging source
SRC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Benyus, Janine M
Dewey number
591.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL751
LC item number
.B368 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animal behavior
  • Wildlife watching
  • Zoo animals
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a guide to remarkable behavior
Label
The secret language of animals, Janine M. Benyus ; illustrations by Juan Carlos Barberis ; foreword by Alexandra Horowitz
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published as Beastly behaviors. Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1992. With new foreword
  • Includes index
  • Reprint lacks bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
There's no place like home -- What's new with zoos? -- How animals behave: a primer -- African jungles, plains, and waterways : Gorilla ; Lion ; African elephant ; Plains zebra ; Black rhinoceros ; Giraffe ; Ostrich ; Greater flamingo ; Nile crocodile -- Asian forests : Giant panda ; Peacock ; Komodo monitor -- Warm oceans : Bottlenose dolphin ; California sea lion -- North America : Gray wolf ; Bald eagle ; Sandhill crane -- The Poles : Beluga whale ; Polar bear ; Adélie penguin -- Zoo critique
Control code
879357684
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
480 pages
Isbn
9781579129682
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The secret language of animals, Janine M. Benyus ; illustrations by Juan Carlos Barberis ; foreword by Alexandra Horowitz
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published as Beastly behaviors. Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1992. With new foreword
  • Includes index
  • Reprint lacks bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
There's no place like home -- What's new with zoos? -- How animals behave: a primer -- African jungles, plains, and waterways : Gorilla ; Lion ; African elephant ; Plains zebra ; Black rhinoceros ; Giraffe ; Ostrich ; Greater flamingo ; Nile crocodile -- Asian forests : Giant panda ; Peacock ; Komodo monitor -- Warm oceans : Bottlenose dolphin ; California sea lion -- North America : Gray wolf ; Bald eagle ; Sandhill crane -- The Poles : Beluga whale ; Polar bear ; Adélie penguin -- Zoo critique
Control code
879357684
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
480 pages
Isbn
9781579129682
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations

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