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The Shark Almanac: A Fully Illustrated Natural History of Sharks, Skates, and Rays

Flora / FaunaOut of Print

By: Thomas B Allen

274 pages, 25 col photos, b/w photos, illus

Lyons Press

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #143276 | ISBN: 1585748080
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Hardback | Dec 1999 | #98631 | ISBN: 1558215824
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About this book

Allen looks at the evolution of the shark, its folklore, its commercial uses, and takes a detailed look at shark attacks - where they happen, why, and how to protect yourself from them. Over 100 shark species are described, covering behaviour, appearance, size, and distribution, with accompanying scientific illustrations.


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Biography

Thomas B. Allen was formerly on the staff of National Geographic magazine, to which he continues to contribute. He also authored the highly acclaimed Shadows in the Sea. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland.

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