【The Natural History Book New Edition】
@超大版面25.9 x 30.7 x 4.1 cm
從本書2010年的初版上市之後的11年之間，自然界已出現了數千種新物種和新發現，這其中許多重要的部分都被添加到這次的2021年增修版之中，例如2014年的olinguito(小型犬浣熊，Bassaricyon neblina)、以及由「美國國家海洋暨大氣管理局」探索船NOAA Okeanos Explorer所拍攝到的深海Bolosoma玻璃海綿新物種……
A monumental and extraordinarily beautiful guide to Earth's wildlife and natural wonders - its rocks, minerals, animals, plants, fungi, and microorganisms - this book was 5 years in the making. Covering more than 5,000 species, it is one-of-a-kind; the only book to offer a complete visual survey of Earth's natural history.
Packed with thousands of stunning, specially commissioned photographs, The Natural History Book was written by a worldwide team of natural history experts. These writers introduce and explain each geological and biological grouping in an engaging and highly informative way, making this book the perfect addition to every family bookshelf, as well as an ideal gift for every nature lover. From granites to grape vines, from microbes to mammals, The Natural History Book is a true visual dictionary of every kingdom of life.
Since the original release 11 years ago, thousands of new species and revelations have been identified and added to The Natural History Book for this updated 2nd edition. After a decade of scientific exploration, the new edition exudes mind-blowing discoveries and celebrates the diversity of the natural world. Acquaint yourself with 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.
The breathtaking animal and nature encyclopedia was researched and written by a team of natural history experts that guarantees only the best and latest information. It's a perfect addition to every family bookshelf and an ideal gift for any nature lovers.