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Heinrich writes with great warmth and humor throughout the book.
It is amazing how many winter survival traits involve shivering, and the small temperature range in which animals such as monarchs and bats can shiver and survive.
Really great information written in a conversational/relaxed style which makes the information very accessible.
good book I enjoyed reading it. I enjoy spending time with my grandkids watching the animals from our sunroom.Published 1 month ago by george
Heinrich's observations and research are impeccable, and his attention to detail and patience for observation borders on madness--so this is a can't-put-down book about what goes... Read morePublished 1 month ago by C. Daniel
Reads like a long novel with all the author's personal experiences in the wild. Often comic, like shaking trees to survey small insects, along with touching descriptions of how... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Scott q
If (like me) you were ever curious about how animals survive winter in the North woods - then this is the book for you. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Thomas Obrien
After Heinrich's "A Winter in the Maine Woods", this is my favorite book. He explores the mysteries of how creatures survive during what we would consider a pretty harsh... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Easy Birder
Intriguing account of how many insects, bats, birds, mammals get through the winter months. Heinrich makes biology and natural history fun and easy to understand.Published 5 months ago by Susan M Grant
Heinrich explored the world of animal survival in winter and it makes fascinating reading. some animals live at the zero degree point and could freeze with just the slightest... Read morePublished 6 months ago by ex-librarian
Interesting book. I always wondered how animals survived in the middle of winter...Published 7 months ago by Diana