Animal Record Breakers Thousands of Amazing Facts and Spectacular Feats by Mark Carwardine
  

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Animal Record Breakers Thousands of Amazing Facts and Spectacular Feats by Mark Carwardine

Animal Record Breakers is the definitive guide to the most exceptional creatures on Earth, from the strongest and shortest to the longest and laziest. Packed with thousands of amazing facts and the latest discoveries, it features world record holders from each of the main animal groups including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and invertebrates.Find out how the okapi can lick and clean its own eyes.Discover the tiny cat flea that jumps with an acceleration equivalent to over 20 times that needed to launch a space rocket. Marvel at the cross-breasted turtle, from Central America, which locals believe can eat its way out of a crocodile. With stunning photographs throughout, this book is a celebration of creatures both great and small that will appeal to all the family.Previously called Animal Records, this new paperback edition has been revised, retitled and updated with new records and all the latest facts from the animal kingdom. The foreword to the book is by award-winning writer and presenter Mark Carwardine.

Reviews

'A sort of Schott's Miscellany for wildlife lovers but better designed.'

; 'A fascinating compendium...Animal Records is a book every household should own. Each colourful page is crammed with the kind of startling trivia that brightens up any family gathering.

; 'Irresistible.

; 'Full of amazing animal facts!

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Author

Mark Carwardine
More books by Mark Carwardine

Publisher


www.nhm.ac.uk/publishing

Publication date

14th July 2016

ISBN

9780565093815


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