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Interior & Northern Alaska: A Natural History

ISBN: 9781887542746

Product: Book, Paperback

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How did these creatures manage to survive the extremes of Alaska's environment? How were the Alaskan dinosaurs different from their counterparts elsewhere in the world? How have present-day animals and plants adapted to the harsh winters? Open up Ron Smith's world and learn that the answer is not just in what these creatures are - their size or what color or type of skin covering - but also in what they do. Smith highlights the most interesting of Alaska's residents - the towering grizzly as well as the petite pika, the coat-changing ptarmigan and the ever-popular salmon - to reveal nature at its amazing best. This insatiably curious scientist asks questions we'd never think of to discover the wonder of this wild land. How can a ponderously slow-growing evergreen ever hope to survive when it's surrounded by the rapidly growing deciduous trees? Building upon the discoveries of Alaska's extinct dinosaurs and plants and the interrelationship of current species, Smith looks to the futu
ISBN/UPC:

9781887542746

Product:

Book, Paperback

Title:

Interior & Northern Alaska: A Natural History

Contributors
Pages:

406

Languages:

English

Specification:

11.0 x 8.6 x 1.1 inches, 3 pounds

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