9788854411814

Hidden in Nature The Art of Animal Camouflage

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  • ISBN13:

    9788854411814

  • ISBN10:

    8854411817

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2017-11-07
  • Publisher: White Star Publishers
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Summary

A stunning look at the many ways animals camouflage themselves in order to survive, featuring images from the Nature Picture Library.
Through their extraordinary ability to camouflage themselves, animals become invisible to both predators and prey. These incredible images, from the prestigious Nature Picture Library, capture wild creatures “hiding” in a variety of environments. See how polar animals’ white fur blends with the snow; how insects resemble the leaves in the forest; and how an octopus changes the color of its skin to match the ocean floor.

Author Biography

Anna Levin is a former Section Editor for BBC Wildlife Magazine who has worked freelance for over ten years. She specializes in wildlife and natural history journalism for magazines, newspapers, and environmental organizations, including as a Contributing Editor for the magazine of the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh. In recent years she has collaborated with renowned wildlife photographer Laurie Campbell, and they published the book Otters Return to the River (Berlinn, Ltd). She was Editor of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Portfolios 11 and 13 and co-edited The Living Collection, the story of RBGE. For White Star Publishers she wrote the introduction to the book The Magic Moment: Extraordinary Photographs of Nature.
 
The original idea for this book came from the Nature Picture Library and all images are from its collection. The Nature Picture Library is one of the world's finest sources of still and moving nature images, representing more than 500 leading photographers with worldwide coverage.
 

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