So Many Ways to Live in Difficult Conditions

A new way to explore the animal kingdom

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So Many Ways to Live in Difficult Conditions
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Animals that can withstand scorching temperatures of 80 degrees Celsius. Others that can survive at depths of 11,000 meters in the ocean. Birds that perform graceful maneuvers at altitudes of over 8,000 meters. Incredible living conditions that many animal species contend with on a daily basis, without appearing to endure great hardship. Come and discover the secrets of these kings of the shadowy depths, high altitudes, ice floes and deserts — animals that have conquered the most hostile environments on Earth.

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Table des matières
So Many Ways to Live in Difficult Conditions 1
Made-to-measure animals 4
These ones live in overwhelming heat surviving under a burning sun 6
These ones live in overwhelming heat when water runs short 8
Some battle and triumph over frigid temperatures 10
Some do battle against the cold by fleeing the rigors of winter 12
While these ones live in the tranquil depths of the ocean 14
these ones lead very eventful lives! 16
Some have their heads in the clouds... 18
while others live in the depths of the Earth 20
While these ones are in grave danger 22
While these ones are in grave danger… disturbed habitats 24
These ones have left us forever 26
More clues for the most curious 30
For further information... 32
Glossary 33
Index 34