By Bernhard Grzimek
V. 1. decrease metazoans and lesser deuterostomes / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. 2. Protostomes / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. three. bugs / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. 4-5. Fishes I-II / Neil Schlager -- v. 6. Amphibians / Neil Schlager, editor -- Reptiles / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. 8-11. Birds I-IV / Donna Olendorf, venture editor -- v. 12-16. Mammals I-V -- v. 17. Cumulative index.; ''This is a revised and up-to-date variation of 1 of the main authoritative and complete resources at the world's animals. just like the 1st version written via famous zoologist Bernard Grzimek and released in 1972, the second one variation covers all kinds of animals in geographic components worldwide. It comprises high quality images and illustrations and a entire index to all volumes.''--''The most sensible 20 Reference Titles of the Year,'' American Libraries, could 2004
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Allen, an ornithologist at Cornell University. Allen collaborated with Hollywood filmmakers in developing techniques for recording natural sounds. The results of those efforts not only added “realism” to movies, but also contributed much to the scientific study of bird sounds. The contributions of birders to the science of ornithology Amateurs have often made important contributions to science through their avocations, but there are few sciences where amateurs have made as many contributions as in ornithology.
Grasses and herbage are low in nutritive value and must be consumed in too-large quantities to be of major importance to many species, and 16 Down feathers form part of a bird’s insulating underplumage. The central axis, or rachis, bears the flat vane of the feather made up of many slender barbs. Feathers allow a bird to fly, and provide waterproofing, camouflage, and color and shape to attract mates. (Photo by Gusto Productions/Science Photo Library. Photo Researchers, Inc. ) Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia Vol.