This book is a comprehensive visual guide to over 575 major species from the Arctic Circle through to Britain, mainland Europe, the full length and breadth of Africa, and Madagascar. Animals are grouped for easy reference according to their related types. Alongside the main entries, there is additional information about the less common species presented in at-a-glance panels throughout the book. This ground-breaking encyclopedia is beautifully illustrated with specially commissioned colour illustrations and fascinating photographs. It is a must-have family reference work for everyone who is enthralled by the incredible world of animals. Beautifully illustrated with over 850 colour illustrations, identification photographs and distribution maps. Every in-depth entry provides a full description on the animal and details of its distribution, habitat, food sources, size, life span and conservation status. A fascinating natural history section explains how animals adapt to their habitats, and provides information on anatomy, reproduction, ecology, migration, hibernation, biomes, endangered species and wildlife conservation.
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