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The puzzle of the platypus : and other explorations of science in action

Scientists probe 11 animal mystries.
Title:
The puzzle of the platypus : and other explorations of science in action
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Honesdale, PA : Boyds Mills Press, c2008.
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64 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm.
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Scientists probe 11 animal mystries.
Contents:
Finding polar-bear dens -- Dolphins in their noisy world -- The puzzle of the platypus -- Lee Boyd and the wild horses -- Elephant grandmothers -- A toolmaking crow -- Parrots that eat dirt -- Honey guides -- When a bowerbird seeks a mate -- Why do cliff swallows live together? -- How rattlesnakes make a living.
Abstract:
Scientists travel the world to solve eleven of nature's most intriguing puzzles. The stories are true cases of science in action--the challenging and often creative process of revealing nature's secrets.
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