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Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia

Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia (Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia) 



  • Bernhard Grzimek
  • Neil Schlager
  • Donna Olendorf
  • Melissa C. McDade (Editor)


  • Hardcover: 9000 pages
  • Publisher: Thomson Gale; 2nd edition (December 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0787653624
  • ISBN-13: 978-0787653620
  • Product Dimensions: 19.5 x 14.2 x 9.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.99 pounds


Book Description  

Best zoology reference available!, February 3, 2004

This book is clearly the best zoological compilation that is available at the moment. Grzimek is one of the most renowned zoologists in the world, and his works were edited and supplied with material by today’s highest-ranking zoologists. This 9000 page encyclopedia includes the following volumes:

v1 Lower Metazoans and Lesser Deuterostomes
v2 Insects
v3 Protostomes
v4-5 Fishes
v6 Amphibians
v7 Reptiles
v8-11 Birds
v12-16 Mammals
(v17) – Cumulative Index

All this text is generously supplied with coloured illustrations. The only drawback to all this goodness is that this piece is pricey.