FITTING IN: Animals in Their Habitats by Gilda & Melvin Berger

FITTING IN: Animals in Their Habitats

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The Bergers do offer some intriguing particulars on how certain animals ""fit in"" (adapt) to a given habitat: the Anables fish of South America float with their eyes half above, half below the water line; birds get information from nerve endings at the base of their feathers. . . . But overall this worthy presentation of the concept is too diffuse to do more than echo, on a slightly more mature level, Jeanne Bendick's definition of Adaptation (1971). Supplementary.

Pub Date: Feb. 26th, 1976
Page count: 48pp
Publisher: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan