The Resource The genius of birds., (electronic resource)

The genius of birds., (electronic resource)

Label
The genius of birds.
Title
The genius of birds.
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. In fact, according to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. Like humans, many birds have enormous brains relative to their size. Although small, bird brains are packed with neurons that allow them to punch well above their weight. In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores the newly discovered brilliance of birds and how it came about. As she travels around the world to the most cutting-edge frontiers of research and the distant laboratories of Barbados and New Caledonia, the great tit communities of the United Kingdom and the bowerbird habitats of Australia, the ravaged mid-Atlantic coast after Hurricane Sandy and the warming mountains of central Virginia and the western states ; Ackerman not only tells the story of the recently uncovered genius of birds but also delves deeply into the latest findings about the bird ..
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ackerman, Jennifer
Dewey number
598
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL698.3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Animal intelligence
  • Animal intelligence
  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Nature
  • Science
  • Nonfiction
Label
The genius of birds., (electronic resource)
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn945750995
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101980842
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 908817
  • 6FD7F212-AB0F-451F-BD0B-3893ABE18687
System control number
(OCoLC)945750995
Label
The genius of birds., (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn945750995
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101980842
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 908817
  • 6FD7F212-AB0F-451F-BD0B-3893ABE18687
System control number
(OCoLC)945750995

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