360 pages, 7 1/2 x 10
200 colour photos, 20 maps, 86 tables
Release Date:15 Jun 2013


Natural History and Conservation

University of Washington Press
Among the most delightful creatures in the world, penguins are alsoamong the most vulnerable. This timely book presents the most currentknowledge on each of the eighteen penguin species – from themajestic emperor penguins of the Antarctic to the tiny blue penguins ofNew Zealand and the Galápagos penguins of the equator – writtenby the leading experts in the field. Beautifully illustrated withfull-color photographs of each species in their natural habitats, alongwith detailed charts and graphs, Penguins will enchant anyoneinterested in the lives or plight of these fascinating animals.
Pablo Garcia Borboroglu is a researcher at theNational Research Council of Argentina and president of the GlobalPenguin Society. P. Dee Boersma is a professor ofbiology and Wadsworth Endowed Chair in Conservation Science at theUniversity of Washington.
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