Why Pandas Do Handstands

Why Pandas Do Handstands

And Other Curious Truths About Animals

Book - 2006
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"Astonishing new facts about animals are discovered every day. Here, gathered together in one book, are hundreds of the most fascinating, often funny, and, occasionally, just plain bizarre snippets known about animals freshly gleaned from the most up-to-date scientific observations and experiments. With chapters on every aspect of animal life -- from how they communicate with one another to their highly unusual parenting practices to their lively and varied sex lives -- Augustus Brown has compiled a charming, educational, and supremely entertaining book that will satisfy even the most obsessive animal lover" -- publisher website (January 2007).
Publisher: New York : Free Press, c2006.
ISBN: 9781416531906
Branch Call Number: 591.5 Bro
Characteristics: xiv, 301 p. ; 20 cm.


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forbesrachel Apr 23, 2013

A fun collection of interesting, and amusing facts about things we never knew animals did.

Feb 12, 2012

Funny facts, but also fascinating to see what nature has in store - and how much humans are NOT the best animal of the bunch.

Feb 12, 2008

If you like a good laugh this title is for you. Snippets of ,often humorous, information are arranged in eleven sections, from how animals communicate with each other, to how they raise their children, to how they move around.They entertain and educate the reader while enticing him/her to investigate things more fully using the comprehensive reference section at the book's end as a starting point.


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