By Eadweard Muybridge
Эта книга - сборник фотографий различных животных в движении. Фотографии сделаны со скоростью 1/2000 секунды, и полученные секвенции кадров представляют собой типичные движения лошадей и других животных на расчерченном вспомогательной сеткой фоне. Большинство секвенций включают снимки с нескольких углов зрения. Лошади показаны в ходьбе, рыси, легком галопе, галопе, тянущими повозку и т.д. Также представлены движения собак, кошек, свиней, слона, козы, птиц и др.
Книга является репринтом издания, выпущенного в 1887 году.
На мой взгляд, будет полезна художникам в качестве референсов при изображении животных.
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Новый полевой атлас-определитель насекомых Южной Африки будет представлять интерес для энтомологов, как начинающих, так и профессионалов, специалистов по охране природы, организаторов туризма, садоводов, фермеров, туристов и всех, кто интересуется естественной историей. Во вводной главе обсуждаются вопросы морфологии, жизненного цикла, классификации и распространения насекомых Южной Африки. Она также касается коллекционирования и поясняет, как пользоваться данной книгой.
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By George C. West, Carol A. Butler
Hummingbirds could be the smallest birds on the earth, yet they've got the most important appetites. Their wings flutter on typical fifty to 80 instances each one moment as they stopover at thousands of vegetation over the process an afternoon to sip the candy nectar that sustains them. Their hearts beat approximately twelve hundred instances a minute and their fast respiring permits those extraordinary birds to maintain their detailed demeanour of flight. they could hover within the air for lengthy sessions, fly backwards utilizing forceful wings that swivel on the shoulder, and dive at approximately 200 miles in step with hour. local merely to the Americas, a few hummingbirds were recognized emigrate from Mexico to Alaska during a season. observing a hummingbird at a yard feeder, we in basic terms see its glittering iridescent plumage and its lengthy, slender beak; its quickly relocating wings are a blur to our eyes.These tiny, colourful birds have lengthy involved birders, novice naturalists, and gardeners. yet, do they honestly hum?In Do Hummingbirds Hum? George C. West, who has studied and banded over 13,500 hummingbirds in Arizona, and Carol A. Butler offer an outline of hummingbird biology for the final reader, and extra unique discussions in their morphology and behaviour in the event you are looking to fly past the fundamentals. Enriched with appealing and infrequent images, together with a bit in shiny colour, this attractive query and resolution consultant bargains readers a variety of information regarding those excellent pollinators in addition to information for attracting, photographing, and looking at hummingbirds within the wild or in captivity..
By Professor Stephen R. Anderson
Dr. Dolittle—and many scholars of animal communication—are mistaken: animals can't use language. This interesting booklet explains why. Can animals learn a human language and use it to speak? Or is human language specific to people, simply as many complicated behaviors of alternative species are uniquely theirs? This engrossing publication explores verbal exchange and cognition in animals and people from a linguistic perspective and asserts that animals are usually not able to buying or utilizing human language.Stephen R. Anderson explains what's intended through conversation, the variation among conversation and language, and the fundamental features of language. subsequent he examines quite a few animal communique structures, together with bee dances, frog vocalizations, chook songs, and alarm calls and different vocal, gestural, and olfactory verbal exchange between primates. Anderson then compares those to human language, together with signed languages utilized by the deaf. Arguing that makes an attempt to coach human languages or their equivalents to the good apes haven't succeeded in demonstrating linguistic skills in nonhuman species, he concludes that animal communique systems—intriguing and sundry although they might be—do now not contain the entire crucial houses of human language. Animals can converse, yet they can’t speak. Stephen R. Anderson is professor of linguistics, psychology, and cognitive technology at Yale college.
By P. Ascher, Dennis W., Ph.D. Choi, Y. Christen
In the previous few years, the Fondation IPSEN has been expanding its task within the neurosciences, specially by way of aiding researchers engaged on Alzheimer's sickness. This curiosity within the topic is proven by way of a prize and a fellowship, which were presented every year considering the fact that 1985, a per month publication, and a sequence of Colloques Medecine et Recherche and their court cases that are dispensed world-wide. due to the fact 1990, our attempt within the box of neuroscience has been significantly better. a brand new sequence of Colloques Medecine et Recherche has been dedicated to this subject. just like the conferences on Alzheimer's disorder, this sequence will care for the most up-tp-date examine. Glutamate -the topic we selected for the 1st assembly of this sequence - is a superb instance because it has a massive position in lots of physiological or pathological occasions. This booklet includes the complaints of the assembly which was once held in Paris on September 24, 1990. As for the court cases of the assembly on Alzheimer's illness - released within the sequence learn and views in Alzheimer's sickness -these conferences might be said in a brand new sequence, disbursed at a global point, study and views in Neurosciences. the second one assembly on neurosciences is scheduled for September 23, 1991, and should be held in Paris. it will likely be devoted to Gene move and treatment within the worried approach (Organizing Committee: F. Gage, l. a. Jolla; Y. Christen, Paris).
By Sherman Hollar
Age diversity: eight - 12 Years
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 the diversity of Animal lifestyles 12
Chapter 2 class and behaviour 33
Chapter three Animals with out Backbones 50
Chapter four Animals with Backbones 61
For additional information 80
By Min-Tze Liong
This booklet makes a speciality of using microorganisms relating to agriculture, aquaculture and similar fields, starting from biofertilizers to chicken construction. the most recent ideas also are incorporated to supply insights into the limitless potentials of microorganisms in those areas.
Individual chapters discover subject matters akin to probiotics in chook, biopurification of wastewater, changing agrowastes into value-added functions and items, rice cultivation, surfactants and bacteriocin as biopreservatives, bioplastics, crop productiveness, biofloc, and the creation of ordinary antibiotics. This quantity may be of specific curiosity to scientists, policymakers and commercial practitioners operating within the fields of agriculture, aquaculture and public health.
By Catherine Allen, Neil Schlager
Grzimeks scholar Animal existence source: Reptiles bargains readers entire and easy-to-use details on Earths reptiles. Entries are prepared by means of taxonomy, the technology in which residing issues are categorised into comparable teams. every one access contains sections on actual features geographic diversity habitat nutrition habit and replica reptiles and folks and conservation prestige. family members entries are via a number of species debts and a variety map and photograph or representation for every species. Entries finish with an inventory of books, periodicals, and websites which may be used for additional study.