By Janine M. Benyus
Unencumber the secrets and techniques at the back of the habit of the worlds such a lot interesting creatures— from the Adélie penguin to the plains zebra to the enormous panda—in this splendidly written, superbly illustrated book.
In the key Language of Animals, biologist Janine Benyus takes us contained in the animal state and exhibits us the whys and the hows at the back of the exact habit of creatures nice and small of their traditional environments.
Divided geographically into 5 sections—Africa, Asia, North the United States, the oceans, and the poles—the e-book examines and describes the habit, physique language, and styles of conversation of 20 diversified animals: the gorilla, lion, African elephant, plains zebra, black rhinoceros, giraffe, ostrich, larger flamingo, Nile crocodile, significant panda, peacock, Komodo computer screen, bottlenose dolphin, California sea lion, grey wolf, bald eagle, sandhill crane, beluga whale, polar endure, and Adélie penguin.
For every one animal, Benyus describes and explains simple behaviors (locomotion, feeding, ingesting, bathing, grooming, sleeping), verbal exchange habit (greeting, social play, workforce safeguard, clash, aggression/submission, battling, courtship, copulation), and parenting habit (birth, care and feeding, instructing, communal care).
The booklet is illustrated all through with soft but specific 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, taking into account a deep reference to, and an excellent admiration for, each of the animals.