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Giant Pandas (Wildlife Monographs) [Paperback]

Heather Angel
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1 Dec 2005 Wildlife Monographs
"Wildlife Monographs", a series of fabulous, full-colour books led by stunning photographic images with fresh, informative and vivid new text charting our favourite wild animals on their home terrain. The first eight volumes in the series track the lives of elephants, cheetahs, sharks, leopards, giant pandas, polar bears, penguins and monkeys of the Amazon. The spellbinding, intimate images captured by some of the worlds premier wildlife photographers breathe with vivid insight and a shared sense of being there, being closer than most of us can ever hope to be. With bright, easy to read and compelling text that successfully combines fascinating information with accessibility, these are books to give as gifts, to treasure and to share across every age from eight to eighty. Here's a glimpse of some of the worlds increasingly rare and endangered species, captured on camera in their natural habitats. If we aren't careful, they may not be there for much longer, and each volume is also a plea for protection, backed by leading campaigners. "Giant Pandas" provides an insight into the way of life of pandas through the eyes of wildlife photographer and zoologist Heather Angel. Since giant pandas spend most of each day feeding on bamboo, it is difficult to get photographs showing different aspects of their behaviour. Few people get the chance of seeing pandas in the wild and the images in this book provide a rare insight into the life of a unique mammal within a remote mountain habitat. Pandas are active throughout the year for, unlike brown bears, they do not hibernate. Amongst the stunning photographs are rare shots of a mother with her baby frolicking in the snow. The book also explains the tremendous efforts undertaken in China and elsewhere - both with captive breeding programmes and enhancing natural habitats - to ensure this iconic animal is saved for future generations to enjoy. It features stunning full colour photography; high gloss paperback with flaps; and engaging text.

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  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Evans Mitchell Books (1 Dec 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1901268136
  • ISBN-13: 978-1901268133
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 21.3 x 25.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 489,455 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Heather Angel is a leading peripatetic wildife photographer who is now concentrating on documenting the wildlife and remote parts of China - with three books on pandas to date icluding the best-selling Panda and the expansive Green China, with Exploring Natural China published in Autumn 2010. Other popular wildlife titles include Wild Kew, Puffins, Snow Monkeys and Living Dinosaurs. She also writes practical wildlife photography books - Macro through a Nikon lens. Always an enthusiastic communicator, Heather tutors workshops worldwide and her work has been recognised by many awards in Britain and overseas. She was President of the Royal Photographic Society from 1984-86.

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About the Author

Heather Angel, is a British award-winning wildlife photographer who constantly traverses the globe in search of pictures. Her passion for nature, fostered by holidays on her grandparentsAE Suffolk farm, culminated in a zoology degree at Bristol University. Heather then had no ambition to be a photographer, but while working as a marine biologist she used a camera to document marine life. She became hooked on photography and for more than a quarter of a century, Heather Angel has been at the forefront of wildlife photography in Britain."

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5.0 out of 5 stars Panda Review 18 Oct 2013
By B. B. H
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Purchased as a present for our middle grand daughter after purchasing same at Edinburgh Zoo.
Very good photo's information etc. A good buy for any one interested in these wonderful animals.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Giant Pandas, 18 Jan 2013
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Heather Angel a wildlife photographer, 23 trips to China. First drew my attention with her amusing picture of a Panda rolling down the hillside in the snow. A lovely record of Pandas.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Pandas 8 Jan 2014
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My Granddaughter has a passion for Pandas, and this book is so lovely, the pictures are amazing and so real looking
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5.0 out of 5 stars panda bears 28 Jan 2011
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i love this panda book becuse of the beautiful pictures. panda bears is my favorite bear of all. is is essy to read.
i bought this book from amazon.
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