Wildlife Spectacles is an awe-inspiring exploration of the most remarkable displays of animal behavior in North America. Zoologist Vladimir Dinets clearly explains the spectacles, why they happen, and where they can be seen in real life.
Equal parts nature guide, adventure story, and coffee table book!Baker & Taylor
People are captivated by wild animals—by their strength and their size and by the things they do to stay alive. In Wildlife Spectacles zoologist Vladimir Dinets dives deep into this wonder, allowing curious readers to discover just how spectacular wild animals can be. In the rich, fully illustrated pages you’ll discover the migration of gray whales along the Pacific coast, the dancing alligators of the Everglades, the synchronized blinking of fireflies near Tennessee, the swarms of feeding bats over the Mississippi River, the blue-glowing scorpions of the Southwest desert, hundreds of wintering tundra swans in New Jersey, and much more.
Presents information about the varieties of animal behaviors in the wild and provides advice on the best places in North America and times of year to view them.Book News
The author describes wildlife spectacles in North America, namely great migrations of various animals, mating rituals, and everyday spectacles like encounters between predators and prey, and animals working, resting, and playing, along with how these spectacles work and why they happen, as well as viewing tips. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)Baker
A zoologist and animal-behavior expert describes the often spectacular and remarkable behavior of animals around the U.S., including the migration of gray whales, the scuba diving of spiny lobsters, the synchronized blinking of fireflies and scorpions that glow blue-green.