The Hunter's Breath: On Expedition with the Weddell Seals of the Antartic

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M. Evans, Mar 15, 2004 - Nature - 324 pages
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This is the story of a dedicated group that goes to Antarctica to study the Weddell seal, the only mammal on earth able to survive year-round in the most extreme Antarctic temperatures.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
Chapter 01 THE LORDS OF ANTARCTICA
5
Chapter 02 TO THE ICE
13
Chapter 03 THE TEAM
23
Chapter 04 GATHERINGS
39
Chapter 05 WEDDELL WORLD
55
Chapter 06 SEALS AND SCIENTISTS ON ICE
71
Chapter 07 HOT BODIES
89
Chapter 11 LOST IN THE STORM
135
Chapter 12 THE HUNTERS BREATH
155
Chapter 13 SINK OR SWIM
173
Chapter 14 THE COST OF A HOT MEAL
193
Chapter 15 RACING THE ICE
213
Chapter 16 WORLDS APART
233
Chapter 17 THE LAST LOOK
245
Chapter 18 THE ANTARCTIC EXPLORERS
265

Chapter 08 LIFE AND DEATH IN ANTARCTICA
103
Chapter 09 LIVING WITH NEIGHBORS
115
Chapter 10 THE BIG PLUNGE
125
SCIENTIFIC PAPERS FROM THE EXPEDITION
273
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
274
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