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    DescriptionThe natural world is a dynamic place and our understanding of it is forever growing and changing. Since "Animal" was first published in 2001, the African elephant has been reclassified into two species, a cat-sized rat has been discovered in Papua New Guinea, the only plant-eating spider has been found in Central America, a bird-eating fanged frog has been located in Vietnam, and more than 1,250 new species of amphibians have been identified. Fully revised and updated to take into account the latest scientific discoveries and developments, more than fifty new species, and changes to the distribution, population numbers, and conservation status of many animal groups, "Animal" brings together the expertise of natural history specialists and outstanding wildlife photographers to illustrate, describe, and explain the incredible range of creatures in the animal kingdom.


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    Title
    Animal
    Subtitle
    The Definitive Visual Guide
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by David Burnie, Edited by Dr Don E Wilson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 632
    Width: 262 mm
    Height: 302 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 3,243 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780756686772
    ISBN 10: 0756686776
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    LC subject heading:
    BIC E4L: SCP
    DC21: 590
    DC22: 590
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 560
    BIC subject category V2: WNC, PSV
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14280
    BISAC V2.8: SCI070000
    Ingram Subject Code: AN
    Libri: I-AN
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    BISAC V2.8: NAT037000
    Abridged Dewey: 590
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A63010000
    BISAC V2.8: NAT001000
    LC classification: QL45.2 .A56 2011
    Edition
    New editionRevised
    Edition statement
    Revised, Updated ed.
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations, colour illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
    Imprint name
    DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
    Publication date
    29 August 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London, England
    Author Information
    David Burnie has written, or contributed to, more than 140 books, including DK's Bird, Ocean, and most recently, Natural History, and was Editor-in-Chief of the first edition of "Animal." Don E. Wilson is the Senior Scientist at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, D.C. He is the author of more than 180 publications and papers.