Arctic Fox: Life At The Top Of The World

Author(s): Hamilton Garry/rosing Norbert

Natural History

This book tells the fascinating story of the arctic fox, from its evolutionary beginnings to its current life in the far north: mating and raising a family, hunting and scavenging, its relationship with the polar bear and other arctic inhabitants, the fur trade, and the never-ending struggle for survival in a fragile and vanishing environment.

Product Information

Photographs by world-renowned photographer, and author of The World of the Polar Bear, Norbet Rosing.The Arctic Fox has popular appeal.Beautifully designed.

' A very readable and fascinating insight into its life and evolutionary history, complemented by beautiful and captivating colour phographs ' Biologist (Feb 2009) " beautifully illustrated with colour photographs of Artic foxes I would recommend this book to anyone who is fascinated by the natural history of the polar regions." The Glasgow Naturalist (2009)

Garry Hamilton is a freelance journalist whose articles have appeared in magazines around the world, including Wildlife Conservation, New Scientist, Equinox, Audubon and Canadian Geographic. Norbert Rosing travels frequently to the Arctic to photograph arctic foxes, polar bears and other inhabitants of the region. He is also a dedicated photographer of the National Parks and Nature Preserves of his native Germany as well as Africa. He is a frequent contributor to international magazines, including National Geographic, and has won several awards for his work. He is the author and photographer of The World of the Polar Bear.

General Fields

  • : 9781408106983
  • : A & C Black Publishers Ltd
  • : A & C Black Publishers Ltd
  • : 1.298
  • : June 2008
  • : 280mm X 230mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hamilton Garry/rosing Norbert
  • : Hardback
  • : very good
  • : 232
  • : Colour throughout