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A superbly illustrated and attractive new edition of this traveller's companion to the wildlife of the Antarctic wilderness. Dafila Scott's illustrations provide the perfect accompaniment to naturalist Tony Soper's immaculate text. This guide provides full coverage of plumage and identification, breeding and nesting, feeding and the best locations to observe the varied species to be found in Antarctica.
'Most of us visiting the deep South are doing so for the first time and thirst for some authoritative guidance. Here, at last, is the book we have been waiting for.' Sir David Attenborough 'Sensational! The most concise and accurate account on the market.' Peter Harrison, top ornithologist 'For anyone Antarctica-bound, this is the book. Tony Soper's facts and Dafila Scott's drawings cover the essentials of all the living things you will see and introduce the drama of the stage itself.' Keith Shackleton
(1) Introduction (2) Discovery and Exploitation: Explorers, Sealers and Whalers (3) Terrestrial Plants and Insects (4) Marine Invertebrates (5) Fish (6) Birds: Penguins (7) Albatrosses (8) Petrels and Shearwaters (9) Storm-petrels (10) Diving-petrels (11) Cormorants (12) Sheathbills (13) Skuas (14) Gulls (15) Terns (16) Birds of South Georgia (17) Mammals: Seals (18) Whales (19) Glossary of Snow and Ice (20) Code of Conduct for Visitors to the Antarctic (21) Useful Websites and Addresses (22) Index (23) Author, Illustrator, Acknowledgements
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Tony Soper is a veteran natural-history presenter, film maker, lecturer and author. Dafila Scott is an artist and zoologist, member of the Society of Wildlife Artists and 'Scott of the Antarctic's' grand-daughter.
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