Búsqueda de Editorial : JOHNS HOPKINS U.P.

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  • THE SECRET SOCIAL LIVES OF REPTILES *
    DOODY J. S., DINETS V., BURGHARDT G. M.
    Covering diverse species from garter snakes to Komodo dragons, this book delves into the evolutionary origins and fascinating details of the mysterious social lives of reptiles.Reptiles have been too often dismissed as dull animals with tiny brains and simple, "asocial" lives. In reality, reptiles engage in a remarkable diversity of complex social behaviour. They can live in fa...
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    95,00 €

  • ORNITHOLOGY: *
    MORRISON M.L.
    Aves, the birds, is the wildlife group that people most frequently encounter. With over 10,000 species worldwide, these animals are part of our everyday experience. They are also the focus of intense research, and their management and conservation is a subject of considerable effort throughout the world. But what are the defining attributes that make a bird a bird?Aimed at unde...
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    140,00 €

  • SMILODON (DIENTES DE SABLE) *
    WERDELIN L.
    Few animals spark the imagination as much as the sabertooth cat Smilodon. With their incredibly long canines, which hung like fangs past their jaws, these ferocious predators were first encountered by humans when our species entered the Americas. We can only imagine what ice age humans felt when they were confronted by a wild cat larger than a Siberian tiger.Because Smilodon sk...
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    140,00 €

  • THE RISE OF MARINE MAMMALS: *
    BERTA A.
    Marine mammals have long captured the attention of humans. Ancient peoples etched seals and dolphins on the walls of Paleolithic caves; today, engineers develop microprocessors to track these denizens of the deep. This groundbreaking book from highly respected marine mammal paleontologist Annalisa Berta delves into the story of the extraordinary adaptations that gave the world ...
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    98,50 €

  • BIRDS OF STONE: *
    LUIS M. CHIAPPE
    When fossils of birds from China’s Jehol region first appeared in scientific circles, the world took notice. These Mesozoic masterpieces are between 120 and 131 million years old and reveal incredible details that capture the diversity of ancient bird life. Paleontologists all over the world began to collaborate with Chinese colleagues as new and wondrous fossil-related disco...
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    100,00 €

  • THE SAUROPOD DINOSAURS *
    MARK HALLETT
    From The Land Before Time to Jurassic Park, images of fantastically large, long-necked, plant-eating dinosaurs have captured our imaginations. These are the sauropods: centerpieces of museums and gentle giants of the distant past. Imagine what it must have been like to crest a hill and see in the valley below not just one sauropod, but an entire herd, feeding its way across the...
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    51,00 €

  • THE RISE OF BIRDS: *
    CHATTERJEE S.
    A small set of fossilized bones discovered almost thirty years ago led paleontologist Sankar Chatterjee on a lifelong quest to understand their place in our understanding of the history of life. They were clearly the bones of something unusual, a bird-like creature that lived long, long ago in the age of dinosaurs. He called it Protoavis, and the animal that owned these bones q...
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    80,75 €

  • SECRET LIVES OF ANTS *
    JAE C CHOE / JANE GOODALL / DAN L PERLMAN
    In the great naturalist tradition of E.O. Wilson, Jae Choe takes readers into a miniature world dominated by six-legged organisms. This is the world of the ant, an insect that humans, as well as most other life forms, depend upon for their very survival.Easily one of the most important animals on earth, ants seem to mirror the actions, emotions, and industries of the human popu...
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    48,00 €