By Janine M. Benyus
Unlock the secrets and techniques in the back of the habit of the world's such a lot attention-grabbing creatures? from the Adélie penguin to the plains zebra to the enormous panda?in this splendidly written, fantastically illustrated book.
In The mystery Language of Animals, biologist Janine Benyus takes us contained in the animal nation and indicates us the whys and the hows at the back of the specific habit of creatures nice and small of their common environments.
Divided geographically into 5 sections?Africa, Asia, North the USA, the oceans, and the poles?the booklet examines and describes the habit, physique language, and styles of conversation of 20 assorted animals: the gorilla, lion, African elephant, plains zebra, black rhinoceros, giraffe, ostrich, higher flamingo, Nile crocodile, tremendous panda, peacock, Komodo display screen, bottlenose dolphin, California sea lion, grey wolf, bald eagle, sandhill crane, beluga whale, polar endure, and Adélie penguin.
For each one animal, Benyus describes and explains simple behaviors (locomotion, feeding, consuming, bathing, grooming, sleeping), communique habit (greeting, social play, workforce safeguard, clash, aggression/submission, combating, courtship, copulation), and parenting habit (birth, care and feeding, instructing, communal care).
The booklet is illustrated all through with gentle but designated line drawings that beckon us to the animals and vividly seize every thing from altering facial expressions to nurturing postures to playful and competitive interactions. The textual content, too, is either intimate and informative, bearing in mind a deep reference to, and a superb admiration for, each of the animals.