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Here are the actual facts that dispel the myths and legends surrounding the feared and misunderstood shark. Generous color photographs plus maps and illustrations document every aspect of these beautiful animals, how they evolved, the mythology and misconceptions that surround them, and the threat posed by humans. The dynamic and authoritative text includes information on: Anatomy and physiology Reproduction, courtship, and mating How they hunt and what they eat Migration routes Their extraordinary senses and skills Shark conservation efforts. Chapters such as Shark Success, Ecology and Biology, Design for Living and Design for Killing fascinate and encourage readers to learn more about these complex creatures.
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Recommended. The authors have succeeded admirably. ...this will be a good start for readers interested in sharks.About the Author:
Steve Parker worked at the Natural History Museum in London, England, before becoming an author of more than 100 books. He regularly appears on radio and television. Jane Parker worked at the Zoological Society of London and then became involved in medical research and genetic engineering. She has written books on subjects ranging from insects to ancient Egypt.
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Book Description Firefly Books, 2005. Paperback. Condition: New. Revised. Seller Inventory # DADAX1552976386
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