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By Rick Adams,Rick A. Adams

This enjoyable number of essays from expert scientists and naturalists offers an enlightening examine the lives of box biologists with a keenness for the hidden global of nocturnal flora and fauna. Into the Night explores the harrowing, interesting, fun, and principally unheard own studies of scientists prepared to forsake the protection of sunlight to rfile the common background of those uniquely tailored animals.

Contributors inform of confronting North American bears, cougars, and rattlesnakes; affliction purple ctenid spider bites within the tropical rain woodland; swimming via layers of feeding-frenzied hammerhead sharks within the Galapagos; evading the wrath of African bull elephants in South Africa; and delighting within the curious and mild nature of foxes and unconditional attractiveness through a relatives of owls. They describe “fire within the sky” throughout a treeless tundra, a sea ablaze with bioluminescent algae, night earthquakes at the Pacific Rim, and hurricanes and erupting volcanoes on a Caribbean island.

Into the Night finds infrequent and unforeseen insights into nocturnal box examine, illuminating reports, discoveries, and demanding situations confronted through intrepid biologists learning nature’s nightly marvels around the globe. This quantity should be of curiosity to scientists and common readers alike.

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By Rick Adams,Rick A. Adams

This enjoyable number of essays from expert scientists and naturalists offers an enlightening examine the lives of box biologists with a keenness for the hidden global of nocturnal flora and fauna. Into the Night explores the harrowing, interesting, fun, and principally unheard own studies of scientists prepared to forsake the protection of sunlight to rfile the common background of those uniquely tailored animals.

Contributors inform of confronting North American bears, cougars, and rattlesnakes; affliction purple ctenid spider bites within the tropical rain woodland; swimming via layers of feeding-frenzied hammerhead sharks within the Galapagos; evading the wrath of African bull elephants in South Africa; and delighting within the curious and mild nature of foxes and unconditional attractiveness through a relatives of owls. They describe “fire within the sky” throughout a treeless tundra, a sea ablaze with bioluminescent algae, night earthquakes at the Pacific Rim, and hurricanes and erupting volcanoes on a Caribbean island.

Into the Night finds infrequent and unforeseen insights into nocturnal box examine, illuminating reports, discoveries, and demanding situations confronted through intrepid biologists learning nature’s nightly marvels around the globe. This quantity should be of curiosity to scientists and common readers alike.

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