El libro de la naturaleza (Natural History) Hardcover by DK

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El libro de la naturaleza (Natural History) Hardcover by DK

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  • Publisher: DK (2022-11-15)
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 664 pages
  • ISBN-13: 9780744064346
  • Item Weight: 2948.4 grams
  • Dimensions: 11.3 x 9.6 x 1.7 cm

El libro de la naturaleza te presenta la información más actualizada y los últimos descubrimientos de la biodiversidad de nuestro planeta a través de imágenes. En sus páginas encontrarás desde microorganismos como la ameba hasta descomunales mamíferos como el elefante. Esta nueva edición incluye:

- Ilustraciones de más de 6000 especies
de rocas, minerales, fósiles y más - con nuevas especies y los cambios taxonómicos más recientes
- Una introducción con los conceptos clave de la naturaleza: la formación de rocas y minerales, el origen de la vida, la evolución y la clasificación de seres vivos
- Información actualizada y explicaciones sencillas
- Glosario con los términos clave de la naturaleza 

Elaborado en colaboración con un equipo de expertos en historia natural y con el aval de la mundialmente reconocida Smithsonian Institution de Washington D. C, este libro es una obra de referencia imprescindible para amantes y estudiantes del mundo natural. 

A beautiful guide to Earth's wildlife and natural history, including its rocks, minerals, animals, plants, fungi, microorganisms and more!

Introducing The Natural History Book – a complete guide to the nature and wildlife of our world and written by a worldwide team of natural history experts.

Already featuring galleries of more than 5,000 species, The Natural History Book has since been updated to include dynamic discoveries such as the olinguito (the “kitty bear” of the Andean cloud forest), and a new species of deep-sea Bolosoma glass sponge photographed by the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer, alongside a reorganization of the groups of living things to reflect the latest scientific understanding.

Explore each and every page of this stunning nature book to discover:

- A full-color gallery of over 6,000 species
- Over 500 rocks, minerals and fossils are featured throughout
- Includes a glossary of important natural history terms
- Specially-commissioned photographs showcase wildlife in close-up detail

This treasure-trove of natural history is accompanied with easy-to-read, accessible information and beautifully-striking imagery, making it a riveting reference guide to pass down for generations to come. The only book to offer a complete visual survey of all kingdoms of life, this nature book for adults is the perfect addition to every family bookshelf, as well as an ideal gift for the nature, animal and plant lover in your life! Gardeners, hikers, and visitors to wildlife parks and natural history museums alike would also love this niche nature book, which also doubles up as the perfect coffee table book.

About the Author

Smithsonian Institution
Established in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution--the world's largest museum and research complex--includes 19 museums and galleries and the National Zoological Park. The Smithsonian's collections contain an estimated 137 million artifacts, works of art, and specimens, 126 million of which are in the National Museum of Natural History.

David Burnie (Consulting Editor)
David Burnie is a former winner of the Aventis Prize for Science Books and the editor of DK's highly successful Animal. He has written or contributed to more than 100 books and is a fellow of the Zoological Society of London.

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