A million copy best-selling exploration of the animal kingdom, featuring facts and beautiful photos of over 2,000 wild animals from all habitats on planet Earth.
Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide brings together the expertise of over 70 natural history specialists and the beautiful images of wildlife photographers from around the globe to illustrate, describe, and explain the incredible range of creatures in the animal kingdom. This fully up-to-date edition covers fascinating animals from across the globe including the newly discovered Skywalker Hoolock Gibbon, Jumping Spider, and Piglet Squid.
From the smallest invertebrates to the mighty blue whale, Animal is a truly unrivalled look at life on planet Earth.
Don E. Wilson is the Senior Scientist at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. David Burnie has written, or contributed to over 140 books and multimedia titles. He is a Fellow of the Zoological Society of London.
What book would you take to a desert island? I have been asked this before, and I remain true to my original choice - it would be Animal. -- Virginia McKenna, Actress And Wildlife Campaigner Daily Mail 20090410