Penguin - Animal Series (Paperback)
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Penguin - Animal Series (Paperback)

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Paperback 200 Pages / Published: 01/05/2008
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From the Linux logo to The March of the Penguins, a certain tuxedo-adorned member of the animal kingdom has perpetually captured our hearts and imaginations. Stephen Martin regales us here with the cultural history of the penguin, revealing many fascinating and little-known facts about this beloved bird. Over twenty species of penguins can be found in the Galapagos Islands and New Zealand as well as in Antarctica, and range from the Little Bee Penguin at about 1 kg to the imposing Emperor Penguin, which can weigh in at over 34 kgs. Martin details the biological facts and natural history of each species, including their evolution, habitats, diet and behaviour, but he also combs through cultural history to chronicle the role of penguins in popular culture and thought from children's literature such as "Mr Popper's Penguins" to "Batman"'s nemesis to films and television shows including "Happy Feet" and 'Pingu". Over one hundred images of penguins enrich Martin's engaging text as well. A captivating and readable natural history, "Penguin" will be an essential addition to the bookshelves of penguin fans everywhere.

Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 9781861893765
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 190 x 135 x 15 mm

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