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Antarctica, 6th A Guide to the Wildlife,9781841624839

Antarctica, 6th A Guide to the Wildlife

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9781841624839

ISBN10:
1841624837
Media:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/17/2013
Publisher(s):
Bradt Travel Guides
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Summary

Antarctica continues to be one of the most lusted-after destinations on the planet. Visitors will see massive tabular icebergs newly breaking from continental ice shelves – as well as a cornucopia of penguins, great whales and albatrosses. This updated edition of the guide provides full coverage of identification, breeding, feeding and the best locations to observe the varied species. Dafila Scott's illustrations are the perfect accompaniment to naturalist Tony Soper's immaculate text. Updated throughout, this edition is the most practical pocket wildlife guide to the region.

 

'Here, at last, is the book we have been waiting for.' - Sir David Attenborough 

Author Biography

Tony Soper has spent the last fifteen seasons in the Southern Ocean. As an expedition leader and ornithology lecturer on small ships, he’s explored the islands and most of the continental coast of Antarctica, and has shared with visitors his enthusiasm for the extraordinary congregations and complexity of the penguins, seals and great whales which summer there   Dafila Scott is an artist and zoologist, member of the Society of Wildlife Artists and ’Scott of the Antarctic’s’ grand-daughter.


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