Winter world: the ingenuity of animal survival

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From award-winning writer and biologist Bernd Heinrich comes this intimate, accessible, and eloquent illumination of animal survival in winter.
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display_description From flying squirrels to grizzly bears, and from torpid turtles to insects with antifreeze, the animal kingdom relies on some staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Unlike their human counterparts, who must alter the environment to accommodate physical limitations, animals are adaptable to an amazing range of conditions. Examining everything from food sources in the extremely barren winter landscape to the chemical composition that allows certain creatures to survive, this book awakens the largely undiscovered mysteries by which nature sustains herself through winter's harsh, cruel exigencies.
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subject_facet Animals -- Wintering, Dormancy (Biology)
title_display Winter world : the ingenuity of animal survival
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