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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.
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 3 days 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 1 month ago by ex-librarian
Interesting book. I always wondered how animals survived in the middle of winter...Published 2 months ago by Diana
If you live in the north and experience, and even love, winter, and if you love the outdoors and nature, you will be enthralled by Bernd's knowledge and his fluid sympathetic style... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Robert Thomas Macrery
I chose this rating because of the subject, the detail, the fascinating facts about survival of many different species that live in bitterly cold climates. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Rachel Burroughs
Lovely book full of information and illustrations. Nice to know how animals survive in the winter especially if you are an animal lover.Published 6 months ago by Mary House
I really liked this book very much. You have to read it in small sections to digest all the information but Heinrich is an excellent writer and thoroughly knows his subject. Read morePublished 7 months ago by ruth grierson