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Mates for Life: Devoted Couples from the Animal Kingdom

Popular Science

By: George Lewis and Ian Penberthy

95 pages, Col photos

Ammonite Press

Paperback | Jan 2011 | #191832 | ISBN-13: 9781907708022
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NHBS Price: £6.99 $9/€8 approx

About this book

In this title, informative text describes the mating rituals of gibbons, wolves, swans and beavers, amongst others. An ideal Valentine's Day gift for that special person in your life, "Mates for Life" is an affectionate and amusing look at our neighbours in the animal kingdom who opt for the monogamous relationship.

If they can do it, why can't we? Stunning colour photography captures cuddly, cute or cooing couples in their natural habitats, designed to melt even the most hard-hearted valentine, while informative text describes their mating rituals, the often elaborate display of feathers or fur, the special relationship the couples enjoy, their relationship with their offspring and fascinating facts about the species. Gibbons and guinea fowl, wolves and warblers, swans, skinks and seahorses, angel fish, beavers, voles and vultures are just a few of ensemble of creatures that prove that devotion to one partner is a way of life we should aspire to.

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