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The Encyclopedia of Sharks

The Encyclopedia of Sharks
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About the Book

This edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest information and research into sharks and their behavior around the world. Here are the actual facts that dispel the myths and legends surrounding the feared and misunderstood shark. With full color photographs on every page plus maps and illustrations, The Encyclopedia of Sharks documents every aspect of these beautiful animals, the myths and legends that surround them, the threat that we as humans pose to them, and how the species has evolved. 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, Sense and Supersedes, Design for Living and Design for Killing fascinate and encourage readers to learn more about these complex creatures. This information-packed book also includes: - charts and sidebars - index and glossary - more than 200 color photographs - maps - diving sites and aquariums where sharks are on view - complete chart of shark taxonomy.

Author(s): Steve Parker
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Firefly Books
Release Date:
ISBN: 1552976386

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