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Animal Architects - How Spiders and Other Silkmakers Build Their Amazing Homes (Animal Architects)

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Published by Blackbirch Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Insects & spiders,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Nature / Guide Books,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Animals - Insects, Spiders, etc.,
  • Science & Nature - Biology,
  • Science & Technology - Biology,
  • Mathematics and Science,
  • Animals,
  • Caterpillars,
  • Habitations,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Spiders

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12165628M
ISBN 101567113788
ISBN 109781567113785

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Mammals covers beavers, chimpanzees, squirrels, prairie dogs, moles, and badgers, among others. Though the titles have similar formats, chapters are devoted to the types of structures that mammals build (homes aboveground, belowground, and in and around water) rather than to 5/5(1). Animal Architects (Laurence King Publishers) is a really cool book about how animals build their homes. Each 2 page spread shares about a different kind /5(8). Get this from a library! How spiders and other silkmakers build their amazing homes. [W Wright Robinson] -- Describes how spiders, caterpillars, and other creatures produce silk and use it to make webs, tents, traps, and homes both above and below ground. Animal Architects masterfully investigates how the structure an animal builds reveals the inner workings of its mind. Beginning with instinct and the simple homes of solitary insects, and progressing to conditioning, the “cognitive map,” and the role of planning and insight, James and Carol Gould use the amazing engineering feats throughout the animal world to reach fascinating conclusions about animals' behavioral by:

A fascinating book filled with amazing images (really amazing, not Facebook "amazing!") of the homes created by animals of many types. The book has four chapters on the architecture of various types of animals: Birds; Articulates (insects and the like); Mammals; and Corals, Bivalves, Snails/5.   Construction behaviour occurs across the entire spectrum of the animal kingdom and affects the survival of both builders and other organisms associated with them. Animal Architecture provides a comprehensive overview of the biology of animal building. The book recognizes three broad categories of built structure: homes, traps, and courtship displays. Built by Animals: The Natural History of Animal Architecture Built By Animals is a book in which different patterns in Behavior and architecture are shown with the use of examples from the vast diversity of ecosystems in the planet, to explain to an extent the behavior and possible thought processes behind these structures and analyzing what this can tell us about evolution, intelligence, and Cited by:   Featuring 26 creatures from around the world, each amazing animal architect tells its own "micro story" about its impressive architectural skills in this delightfully unique wildlife book. Among the amazing builders you'll meet: Ovenbirds, who carry clumps of mud up into the trees to make their nest Darwin's bark spiders, who build webs /5(10).

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