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By Noah Strycker

ISBN-10: 0870716298

ISBN-13: 9780870716294

The yr he graduated from collage, 22-year-old Noah Strycker was once dropped via helicopter in a distant Antarctic box camp with chicken scientists and a 3 months’ offer of frozen foodstuff. His matters: greater than 1 / 4 million penguins.

Compact, industrious, and approachable, the Adélie Penguins who name Antarctica domestic stopover at their breeding grounds each one Antarctic summer time to nest and rear their younger sooner than returning to sea. due to long term stories, scientists might recognize extra approximately how those penguins will comply with weather switch than approximately the other creature within the world.

Bird scientists like Noah are much less renowned. just like the intrepid early explorers of Antarctica, glossy scientists attracted to the frozen continent face an totally inhospitable panorama, one who conjures up, isolates, and punishes.

With wit, interest, and a deep wisdom of his topic, Strycker recounts the truth of lifestyles on the finish of the Earth—thousand-year-old penguin mummies, hurricane-force blizzards, and day by day lifestyles in lower than freezing temperatures—and delves deep right into a international of technology, obsession, and birds.

Among Penguins weaves an enthralling story of penguins and their researchers at the coldest, driest, maximum, and windiest continent in the world. Birders, enthusiasts of the Antarctic, and enthusiasts of first-person event narratives can be occupied with Strycker’s book.

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