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British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

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Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

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Field Guides & Natural History  Mammals  Marine Mammals  Seals, Sea Lions & Walruses (Pinnipedia)

RSPB Spotlight: Seals

Popular Science
By: Frances Dipper(Author)
128 pages, colour & b/w photos
RSPB Spotlight: Seals
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  • RSPB Spotlight: Seals ISBN: 9781472971623 Paperback Mar 2021 In stock
Price: £12.99
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RSPB Spotlight: Seals is packed with eye-catching, informative colour photos and features succinct, detailed text written by a knowledgeable naturalist.

Spotlight Seals explores the intricate lives of the UK's native Grey and Common Seals and their amazing physical and behavioral adaptations to a life split between land and sea. Seals are the sleekest and most agile of all marine mammals, and they are superbly adapted to the watery world in which they spend most of their time. With their whiskery dog-like faces, curious nature and vulnerable pups, they are enduringly appealing animals. Although air-breathing, these marine mammals are superbly tuned to hunt, sleep, mate and keep warm while out at sea, but they remain inextricably linked to land where they moult and have their pups.

Frances Dipper also delves into the complex physiology that allows seals to dive deep and for long periods without coming to any harm. Once ruthlessly exploited for their meat and skins, seals now have protection around the British Isles. Their numbers are increasing, but they now face the new danger of plastic litter in their environment. Frances Dipper also explores age-old legends, interactions between humans and seals, and the best places to watch them in the UK.

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Popular Science
By: Frances Dipper(Author)
128 pages, colour & b/w photos
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