Surviving the winter
Surviving the winter

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Surviving the winter

References

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Irving, L. (1966) Adaptations to cold, Scientific American, 214, pp. 94-101.
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Further reading
Barnes, R. S. K., Calow, P. and Olive, P. J. W. (1988) The Invertebrates: a New Synthesis, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford. [A comprehensive review of diversity, evolution and ecology of invertebrates.]
Irving, L. (1966) Adaptations to cold, Scientific American, 214, pp. 94-101. [An important and accessible summary of physiological adaptations of vertebrates to cold.]
Krebs, J. R. and Davies, N. B. (1987) An Introduction to Behavioural Ecology (2nd edn), Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford. [A collection of essays by leading researchers on key themes in behavioural ecology.]
Pond, C. M. (2000) The Fats of Life, (2nd edn) Cambridge University Press. [This book explains in simple language the biology of feasting and fasting, fattening and slimming in wild animals as well as people.]
Pough, F. H., Janis, C. M. and Heiser J. B. (1999) Vertebrate Life (5th. edn), Prentice Hall, New Jersey. (6th edn expected 2001) [A wide-ranging review of the diversity, function and evolution of vertebrates.]
Raven, P. H., Evert, R. F. and Eichhorn, S. E. (1999) Biology of Plants (6th edn.), Freeman, New York. [A richly-illustrated book that deals with all aspects of plant biology, from cellular mechanisms to ecology, and covering physiology, evolution and diversity.]
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