Jun 01, 2020
Life
Posted by Martha Holmes Michael Gunton

Life is an ambitious, exhilarating and beautifully illustrated study of animal behaviour, exploring the key groups of animals that inhabit this planet and their survival strategies From cold blooded reptilian killers to the armoured invaders of the insect world, the long distance migratory birds to predatory mammals and the sociable and intelligent primates, Life revealsLife is an ambitious, exhilarating and beautifully illustrated study of animal behaviour, exploring the key groups of animals that inhabit this planet and their survival strategies From cold blooded reptilian killers to the armoured invaders of the insect world, the long distance migratory birds to predatory mammals and the sociable and intelligent primates, Life reveals animal behaviour as never described before.By telling a series of unforgettable stories and focusing on intimate details, the book draws us into the biggest story of all the many different ways animals and plants cope with the challenges of life and, ultimately, the survival of their species We learn how fish can be the most caring of parents, how cuttlefish seduce with colour, how penguin chicks learn the hard way and how monkeys and apes teach their young to use tools We discover some of the wonders of life, including dragons that wrestle, lizards that do cartwheels, toads that bounce, elephant shrews that run like greyhounds and birds that create art.Narrated by David Attenborough and with never before filmed animal behaviour, breathtaking cinematography and emotional story telling, Life is BBC1 s landmark natural history programme for 2009, and this is the unmissable companion book.

  • Title: Life
  • Author: Martha Holmes Michael Gunton
  • ISBN: 9781846076428
  • Page: 257
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Life Definition of Life by Merriam Webster life noun the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism see metabolism , growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction. Life Life Mar , Directed by Daniel Espinosa With Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth. life Definition, Origin, Evolution, Diversity, Facts Life Life, living matter and, as such, matter that shows certain attributes that include responsiveness, growth, metabolism, energy transformation, and reproduction Although a noun, as with other defined entities, the word life might be better cast as a verb to reflect its essential status as a process. Life Apr , Directed by Ted Demme With Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence, Obba Babatund, Nick Cassavetes In , two strangers are wrongfully convicted and develop a strong friendship in prison that lasts them through the th century. Life TV Series Sep , Created by Rand Ravich With Damian Lewis, Sarah Shahi, Adam Arkin, Brent Sexton A former police officer returns to the force after having been wrongly imprisoned for years.

    Life Life is an ambitious exhilarating and beautifully illustrated study of animal behaviour exploring the key groups of animals that inhabit this planet and their survival strategies From cold blooded r

    Soh Kam Yung

    Wonderful companion book to the BBC Documentary Series, Life , filled with photographs and fascinating descriptions of what creatures and plants on Earth will do to stay alive, eat, avoid being eaten, procreate and, especially for the primates, to learn You will learn a lot about life yet, as the book make clear, there is still much about life on Earth that we don t know about.


    Charlotte

    Another good book which accompanies the great TV series Not sure if all the species in the TV series are covered in the book but a vast majority of them are at least Worth a read even if you have seen the series like I have


    Catherine

    Beautiful photography combined with interesting behind the scenes info Instead of talking about all insects mammals fish birds etc it picks one from each similar group and talks just about that one Good companion book to David Attenborough s series.


    Lorraine

    A nice coffee table book, with some cool pictures and neat tid bits of information



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