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The Resource Why the cheetah cheats : and other mysteries of the natural world, Lewis Smith

Why the cheetah cheats : and other mysteries of the natural world, Lewis Smith

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Why the cheetah cheats : and other mysteries of the natural world
Title
Why the cheetah cheats
Title remainder
and other mysteries of the natural world
Statement of responsibility
Lewis Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Smith brings to vivid life 100 cutting-edge research projects that have yielded some remarkable answers to previously unexplained mysteries of the natural world
Summary
Examines a variety of discoveries about the animal world, covering such topics as extinction threats, conservation, animal behavior, and new species
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342069
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Smith, Lewis
Dewey number
590
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL50
LC item number
.S63 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Animals
  • Animals
  • Animals
  • Animals
  • Animal behavior
  • Extinct animals
  • Dangerous animals
Target audience
adult
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and other mysteries of the natural world
Label
Why the cheetah cheats : and other mysteries of the natural world, Lewis Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Invasives : the aliens among us -- Ancients : vanished lives -- Extinction threats : on a road to nowhere -- Conservation : a place in the ark -- Rediscovered species : wildlife, lost and found -- Behaviour : alternative lifestyles -- New species : we meet at last -- Climate change : too hot to handle
Control code
ocn319497943
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9781554075348
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)319497943
Label
Why the cheetah cheats : and other mysteries of the natural world, Lewis Smith
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Invasives : the aliens among us -- Ancients : vanished lives -- Extinction threats : on a road to nowhere -- Conservation : a place in the ark -- Rediscovered species : wildlife, lost and found -- Behaviour : alternative lifestyles -- New species : we meet at last -- Climate change : too hot to handle
Control code
ocn319497943
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9781554075348
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)319497943

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