Books  Natural History  Photography & Video  Photography: General 

Wildlife Spectacles: Mass Migrations, Mating Rituals, and Other Fascinating Animal Behaviors

Art / Photobook

By: Vladimir Dinets(Author)

320 pages, colour photos

Timber Press

Hardback | Nov 2016 | #229879 | ISBN-13: 9781604696714
Availability: Usually dispatched within 6 days Details
NHBS Price: £21.99 $28/€25 approx

About this book

Equal parts nature guide, adventure story, and coffee table book! People are captivated by wild animals by their strength and their size and by the things they do to stay alive. Wildlife Spectacles dives deep into this wonder, allowing curious readers to discover just how spectacular wild animals can be. Zoologist Vladimer Dinets reveals hundreds of amazing examples of animal behavior across North America, explaining why they happen, how they work, and where they can be seen in person. In the rich, fully illustrated pages you'll discover the migration of gray whales along the Pacific coast, the scuba diving of spiny lobsters in Florida, the synchronized blinking of fireflies near Tennessee, the swarms of feeding bats over the Mississippi River, the blue-glowing scorpions of the Southwest desert, hundreds of wintering tundra swans in New Jersey, and much more.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this book. Be the first to review this book!


Vladimir Dinets was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States as a young man. He obtained his PhD in zoology from the University of Miami in 2011, with a focus on animal behavior. He has traveled and photographed extensively all over North America for 17 years, witnessing the spectacles he ll be writing about. He is the author of Dragon Songs and the Peterson Guide to Finding Mammals in North America.

Bestsellers in this subject

Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Portfolio 27

Clearance price: £15.99 £24.99 (Save £9.00) $20/€18 approx

Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Portfolio 26

NHBS Price: £24.99 $32/€28 approx

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Desk Diary 2018

NHBS Price: £13.00 inc VAT $17/€14 approx

Planet Earth II

NHBS Price: £24.99 $32/€28 approx

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Pocket Diary 2018

NHBS Price: £6.98 inc VAT $9/€8 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194