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Author De Roy, Tui, author

Title Penguins : the ultimate guide / Tui De Roy, Mark Jones, Julie Cornthwaite
Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2014


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  598.47 Der/Ptu  AVAILABLE
Description 240 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 30 cm
Contents Prologue Penguin passion -- Global distribution of penguins -- Life between two worlds / Tui De Roy. Penguin seasons : the cycle of life ; Stripes and brays : the 'Jackass' foursome ; Long-tailed trilogy : the Antarctic trio ; Island dandies : the crested penguins ; Multitudes in deep trouble : the rockhoppers ; Fairies of the night : an odd couple ; Monarchs of the far south : kings and emperors -- Science and conservation / Mark Jones. Penguins and people : a retrospective / Mark Jones March of the fossil penguins / Daniel Ksepka How penguins store food / Yvon Le Maho Penguin colours and pigments / Matthew Shawkey Waitaha penguin : dynamic history revealed / Sanne Boessenkool Adélie penguin : bellwether of climate change / David Ainley Using satellites to monitor penguin populations / Heather J. Lynch Beyond prying eyes : tracking penguins at sea / Rory P. Wilson Marking penguins : minimising research impacts / Yvon Le Maho The crested penguin egg-size conundrum / Kyle W. Morrison Emperor youngsters on the move / Barbara Wienecke Little blues : facing big challenges / André Chiaradia Galapagos penguins : an uncertain future / Hernán Vargas African penguins : a troubled history / Peter Ryan Magellanic penguins : living with people / P. Dee Boersma Southern rockhopper : species in decline / David Thompson Northern rockhoppers : tragedy on Tristan / Conrad Glass -- Species natural history / Julie Cornthwaite. Penguin who's who : 18 species worldwide ; Fascinating penguin facts ; Penguin range and population status ; Species profiles ; Where to see wild penguins
Summary Penguins are, perhaps, the most loved of birds. We've been fascinated by them for just about as long as we've known they existed. When penguins are on land, their actions appear to us so humorous and expressive that we can be excused for thinking we understand them perfectly, identifying with what looks like moods and foibles similar to our own
Notes Originally published: Auckland, New Zealand : David Bateman, Ltd, 2013
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Adult
Subject Penguins -- Pictorial works.
Penguins -- Behavior.
Penguins -- Ecology.
Penguins -- Habitat.
Genre/Form Illustrated works.
Author Cornthwaite, Julie, author
Jones, Mark, 1959- author
LC no. 2013956959
ISBN 0691162999