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Winter World - The Ingenuity of Animal Survival

Bernd Heinrich

The animal kingdom relies on staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Unlike their human counterparts, who alter the environment to accommodate physical limitations, most animals are adapted to an amazing range of conditions. In Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival, biologist, illustrator, and award-winning author Bernd Heinrich explores his local woods, where he delights in the seemingly infinite feats of animal inventiveness he discovers there. Because winter drastically affects the most elemental component of all life-water-radical changes in a creature's physiology and behavior must take place to match the demands of the environment. Some creatures survive by developing antifreeze; others must remain in constant motion to maintain their high body temperatures. Even if animals can avoid freezing to death, they must still manage to find food in a time of scarcity or store if from a time of plenty. Infused by the author's inexhaustible enchantment with nature, Winter World awakens the wonders and mysteries by which nature sustains herself through winter's harsh, cruel exigencies.

The animal kingdom relies on staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Unlike their human counterparts, who alter the environment to accommodate physical limitations, most animals are adapted to an amazing range of conditions. In Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival, biologist, illustrator, and award-winning author Bernd Heinrich explores his local woods, where he delights in the seemingly infinite feats of animal inventiveness he discovers there. Because winter drastically affects the most elemental component of all life-water-radical changes in a creature's physiology and behavior must take place to match the demands of the environment. Some creatures survive by developing antifreeze; others must remain in constant motion to maintain their high body temperatures. Even if animals can avoid freezing to death, they must still manage to find food in a time of scarcity or store if from a time of plenty. Infused by the author's inexhaustible enchantment with nature, Winter World awakens the wonders and mysteries by which nature sustains herself through winter's harsh, cruel exigencies.
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Genres:

Nature

Description:

The animal kingdom relies on staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Unlike their human counterparts, who alter the environment to accommodate physical limitations, most animals are adapted to an amazing range of conditions. In Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival, biologist, illustrator, and award-winning author Bernd Heinrich explores his local woods, where he delights in the seemingly infinite feats of animal inventiveness he discovers there. Because winter drastically affects the most elemental component of all life-water-radical changes in a creature's physiology and behavior must take place to match the demands of the environment. Some creatures survive by developing antifreeze; others must remain in constant motion to maintain their high body temperatures. Even if animals can avoid freezing to death, they must still manage to find food in a time of scarcity or store if from a time of plenty. Infused by the author's inexhaustible enchantment with nature, Winter World awakens the wonders and mysteries by which nature sustains herself through winter's harsh, cruel exigencies.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Mel Foster

Length:

10h 27m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

23:02


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

15:21


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

25:20


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

28:27


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

15:57


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

49:35


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

30:42


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

29:54


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

20:01


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

25:12


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

30:51


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

25:06


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

22:41


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

14:13


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

42:31


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

15:13


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

17:27


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

25:17


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

20:12


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

12:55


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

13:18


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

17:43


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

23:00


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

34:47


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

09:48


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

39:23