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Australian Wildlife

Author : Margaret Warner
ISBN : 9781863977852
Genre : Animals
File Size : 41.45 MB
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Australian Wildlife encourages students to look in detail at twelve well known and loved Australian animals and, by doing this to develop an understanding and appreciation of living things and their fascinating worlds. The book encourages students to understand how each animals's unique features help it to hunt for food, protect itself, move, cope with its climate, breed, care for its young and fit into its natural habitat and take its place in the animal hierarchy. Practical, fun and curriculum linked, this book will ensure that students enjoy and engage with Science lessons.
Category: Animals

Pathology Of Australian Native Wildlife

Author : Philip Ladds
ISBN : 9780643099401
Genre : Science
File Size : 34.41 MB
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Pathology of Australian Native Wildlife brings together in one volume available information on the pathology of Australian native vertebrate wildlife, excluding fish. It provides rapid access to documented information on diseases in Australian wildlife, domiciled either in Australia or overseas. The book comprises 45 chapters, each detailing pathological changes caused by specific pathogens including viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, helminths and ectoparasites, and other injurious agents and conditions such as toxins and neoplasia affecting terrestrial and marine mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians. Although the aim is to describe morphological (gross and microscopic) changes, the author also indicates history and clinical signs, thus providing guidance as to which lesions should be specifically searched for, and what ancillary testing might be needed to confirm a diagnosis. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs, this will be the essential reference for veterinary pathologists and clinicians, as well as wildlife researchers, zoos, wildlife parks, environmentalists, conservationists and students. Awarded a 2010 Whitley Certificate of Commendation for Zoological Resource.
Category: Science

Little Book Of Australian Wildlife

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ISBN : 0642276404
Genre : Animals
File Size : 21.23 MB
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Kangaroos, bilbies, echidnas and the mysterious thylacine - Australia's unique wildlife has captured the imaginations of artist, writers, scientist and children since the idea of a Great South Land was first expressed. Featuring poems by 'Banjo' Paterson, Jack Davis, Les Murray and John Foulcher and artwork by John Gould, Conrad Martens and Ebenezer Edward Gostelow, amongst others, this latest addition to the National Library's popular 'Little Book' series celebrates our native fauna.
Category: Animals

Australian Wildlife After Dark

Author : Bruce Thomson
ISBN : 9781486300747
Genre : Science
File Size : 26.78 MB
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Australia is a land of many unique animals, some of which are active only during the cooler evening and night-time and so are rarely seen. These are the after dark animals so widespread yet so little noticed by humans, whether in our backyards, the arid desert, woodlands or rainforest. Australian Wildlife After Dark brings this hidden fauna into the light. The after dark fauna includes a surprising diversity of familiar (and some not-so-familiar) species, from cockroaches, moths and spiders through to bandicoots, bats and birds – and then some. Each example is described in a unique, friendly style by Martyn Robinson, familiar to many Australians through his frequent media appearances on ABC Radio and in Burke’s Backyard magazine, and Bruce Thomson, an internationally renowned wildlife photographer and bat researcher. The book includes stunning photography and boxes that highlight selected topics, such as the ‘windscreen wiper’ eyelids of geckoes and the strategies used by night-time plants to attract pollinators. Also included are practical tips on finding nocturnal wildlife, a glossary of scientific terms and a short bibliography.
Category: Science

Protecting Australian Wildlife Reptiles

Author : Katrina Schneider
ISBN : 1420208977
Genre : Penguin
File Size : 26.14 MB
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This thought-provoking book for middle to upper primary students explores the natural and human factors that contribute to reptiles becoming endangered and the efforts being made to protect them.It is part of a series focusing Australias unique wildlife.Six endangered reptiles are presented and information is provided on: - appearance - life cycle - shelter and habitat - distribution It then focuses on the threats to the reptile and initiatives to save the species.Special features:
Category: Penguin

Caring For Australian Wildlife

Author : Sharon White
ISBN : 1862760217
File Size : 33.17 MB
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Simple, concise manual packed with detailed illustrationsand photographs, plus vital information on the care andmanagement of native animals.

105 Portraits Of Australian Wildlife

Author : Jim Turner
ISBN : 9780992432621
Genre : Nature
File Size : 87.43 MB
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This book contains a brief overview of 105 species of Australian Wildlife with each one illustrated by a Watercolour painting. The selection includes frogs, snakes, lizards, birds and mammals with a description each species the habitat they are found in and a distribution map and the name of the person who first described it in scientific literature.
Category: Nature

Australian Wildlife Coloring Book

Author : Ruth Soffer
ISBN : 9780486451671
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 32.81 MB
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G’day, mates! Ready to head Down Under for a look at Australia's animals? Brief captions identify and introduce these creatures — the eucalyptus-eating koala and the shy kangaroo, the cackling kookaburra, and the dainty possum known as the sugar glider, plus the frilled lizard, duck-billed platypus, blue parrot, spotted cuscus, cockatoo, and 21 others.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Protecting Australian Wildlife Fish And Frogs

Author : Katrina Schneider
ISBN : 1420208993
Genre : Amphibians
File Size : 40.58 MB
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This thought-provoking book for middle to upper primary students explores the natural and human factors that contribute to fish and frogs becoming endangered and the efforts being made to protect them.It is part of a series focusing on Australias unique wildlife.Six endangered fish or frogs are presented and information is provided on: - appearance - life cycle - shelter and habitat - distribution It then focuses on the threats to the fish or frog and initiatives to save the species.
Category: Amphibians

Australian Wildlife

Author : Stella Martin
ISBN : 1841623245
Genre : Nature
File Size : 32.21 MB
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From the eucalyptus-dotted woodlands to the awe-inspiring beauty of the coral reefs, Australia offers wildlife-seeking travellers the opportunity to see unique creatures roaming diverse habitats. Australian Wildlife covers all the essential information of a reference book - from biology to behaviour - in one handy, easy-to-read guide. Wildlife writer Stella Martin takes visitors through dense rainforest and across parched deserts to discover how bizarre creatures evolved in isolation. She combines the encyclopaedic knowledge of David Attenborough with the enthusiasm of the late Steve Irwin. Find out why some fish change sex and how thorny devils drink. Bradt's Australian Wildlife is a book to read in bed, which will get you up at dawn and out with your binoculars in the outback.
Category: Nature