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The Resource Zoology : the secret world of animals

Zoology : the secret world of animals

Label
Zoology : the secret world of animals
Title
Zoology
Title remainder
the secret world of animals
Title variation
DK Smithsonian
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Explore the everyday miracle of the animal kingdom. With spectacular photography and clear explanations, Zoology reveals the incredible anatomy, behavior, and beauty of every type of creature, from hair to scale, whisker to tail." -- back cover
Cataloging source
TOH
Dewey number
590
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL46
LC item number
.Z66 2019
Literary form
non fiction
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  • DK Publishing, Inc
  • Smithsonian Institution
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Zoology
  • Animals
  • Oversize books
Label
Zoology : the secret world of animals
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The animal kingdom -- What is an animal? -- Evolution -- Types of animals -- Beetle diversity -- Fish and amphibians -- Reptiles and birds -- Mammals -- Prehistoric paintings -- Shape and size -- Symmetry and asymmetry -- Forming colonies -- Radial symmetry -- Symmetry in motion -- The darwinists -- Comb jellies -- Bodies with simple heads -- Sexual differences -- The renaissance eye -- Segmented bodies -- Vertebrate bodies -- Frog body form -- Shape shifters -- Large and small -- Fantasy beasts -- Tall animals -- Skeletons -- Communal skeletons -- Water skeletons -- External skeletons -- Exoskeletons on land -- Chalky skeletons -- Internal skeletons -- Aboriginal insights -- Vertebrate skeletons -- Vertebrate shells -- Bird skeletons -- Cheetah -- Mammal horns -- Deer antlers -- Skin, coats, and armor -- Permeable skin -- Getting oxygen -- Toxic skin -- Skin color -- Forming a shell -- Mollusk shells -- Vertebrate scales -- Reptile skin -- Advertisement colors -- In the mughal courts -- Frills and dewlaps -- Weapons and fighting -- Blending in -- Lichen katydid -- Feathers -- Flight feathers -- Display plumage -- Seasonal protection -- Mammal fur -- Expressionist nature -- Skin glands -- Horns from skin -- Armored skin -- Senses -- Sensitive antennae -- Sensory bristles -- Small world -- Sensory whiskers -- Sensing under water -- Tasting the air -- Sensing heat -- Electrical sense -- Detecting light -- Pupil shapes -- Compound eyes -- Color vision -- Seeing depth -- Common kingfisher -- Scent detection -- Smell in birds -- Song birds -- Smell in mammals -- How animals hear -- Mammal ears -- Listening for echoes -- Common dolphin -- Mouths and jaws -- Filter feeding -- Christmas tree worms -- Invertebrate jaws -- Injecting venom -- Vertebrate jaws -- Bird bills -- Bird bill shapes -- Art of the ornithologist -- Carnivore teeth -- Giant panda -- Eating plants -- Flexible faces -- Legs, arms, tentacles, and tails -- Tube feet -- Jointed legs -- Vertebrate limbs -- Vertebrate claws -- Tiger -- Sticky feet -- Raptor feet -- Climbing and perching -- Mammal hooves -- Alpine ibex -- Arthropod pincers -- Artists of the floating world -- swinging through tree -- Primate hands -- Orangutan -- Octopus arms -- Stinging tentacles -- Prehensile tails -- Pintailed whydah -- Fins, flippers, and paddles -- Nekton and plankton -- Blue dragon sea slug -- How fish swim -- Underwater wings -- Fish fins -- Swimming with the dorsal fin -- Four-winged flying fish -- Venomous spines -- Empire of abundance -- Walking on the seabed -- Returning to water -- Tail flukes -- Wings and parachutes -- Insect flight -- Scaly wings -- Gliding and parachuting -- How birds fly -- Lammergeier -- Bird wings -- Emperor penguin -- Hovering -- Egyptian birdlife -- Wings of skin -- Eggs and Offspring -- Making eggs -- Fertilization -- Parental devotion -- Polar bear -- Shelled eggs -- Bird eggs -- Marsupial pouches -- From larva to adult -- Amphibian metamorphosis -- Reaching maturity -- Classification -- Glossary
Control code
on1121384626
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9781465482518
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1121384626
Label
Zoology : the secret world of animals
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The animal kingdom -- What is an animal? -- Evolution -- Types of animals -- Beetle diversity -- Fish and amphibians -- Reptiles and birds -- Mammals -- Prehistoric paintings -- Shape and size -- Symmetry and asymmetry -- Forming colonies -- Radial symmetry -- Symmetry in motion -- The darwinists -- Comb jellies -- Bodies with simple heads -- Sexual differences -- The renaissance eye -- Segmented bodies -- Vertebrate bodies -- Frog body form -- Shape shifters -- Large and small -- Fantasy beasts -- Tall animals -- Skeletons -- Communal skeletons -- Water skeletons -- External skeletons -- Exoskeletons on land -- Chalky skeletons -- Internal skeletons -- Aboriginal insights -- Vertebrate skeletons -- Vertebrate shells -- Bird skeletons -- Cheetah -- Mammal horns -- Deer antlers -- Skin, coats, and armor -- Permeable skin -- Getting oxygen -- Toxic skin -- Skin color -- Forming a shell -- Mollusk shells -- Vertebrate scales -- Reptile skin -- Advertisement colors -- In the mughal courts -- Frills and dewlaps -- Weapons and fighting -- Blending in -- Lichen katydid -- Feathers -- Flight feathers -- Display plumage -- Seasonal protection -- Mammal fur -- Expressionist nature -- Skin glands -- Horns from skin -- Armored skin -- Senses -- Sensitive antennae -- Sensory bristles -- Small world -- Sensory whiskers -- Sensing under water -- Tasting the air -- Sensing heat -- Electrical sense -- Detecting light -- Pupil shapes -- Compound eyes -- Color vision -- Seeing depth -- Common kingfisher -- Scent detection -- Smell in birds -- Song birds -- Smell in mammals -- How animals hear -- Mammal ears -- Listening for echoes -- Common dolphin -- Mouths and jaws -- Filter feeding -- Christmas tree worms -- Invertebrate jaws -- Injecting venom -- Vertebrate jaws -- Bird bills -- Bird bill shapes -- Art of the ornithologist -- Carnivore teeth -- Giant panda -- Eating plants -- Flexible faces -- Legs, arms, tentacles, and tails -- Tube feet -- Jointed legs -- Vertebrate limbs -- Vertebrate claws -- Tiger -- Sticky feet -- Raptor feet -- Climbing and perching -- Mammal hooves -- Alpine ibex -- Arthropod pincers -- Artists of the floating world -- swinging through tree -- Primate hands -- Orangutan -- Octopus arms -- Stinging tentacles -- Prehensile tails -- Pintailed whydah -- Fins, flippers, and paddles -- Nekton and plankton -- Blue dragon sea slug -- How fish swim -- Underwater wings -- Fish fins -- Swimming with the dorsal fin -- Four-winged flying fish -- Venomous spines -- Empire of abundance -- Walking on the seabed -- Returning to water -- Tail flukes -- Wings and parachutes -- Insect flight -- Scaly wings -- Gliding and parachuting -- How birds fly -- Lammergeier -- Bird wings -- Emperor penguin -- Hovering -- Egyptian birdlife -- Wings of skin -- Eggs and Offspring -- Making eggs -- Fertilization -- Parental devotion -- Polar bear -- Shelled eggs -- Bird eggs -- Marsupial pouches -- From larva to adult -- Amphibian metamorphosis -- Reaching maturity -- Classification -- Glossary
Control code
on1121384626
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9781465482518
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1121384626

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