Download e-book for kindle: Among Penguins: A Bird Man in Antarctica by Noah Strycker

By Noah Strycker

The 12 months he graduated from university, 22-year-old Noah Strycker was once dropped by means of helicopter in a distant Antarctic box camp with fowl scientists and a 3 months’ provide of frozen nutrition. His topics: greater than 1 / 4 million penguins.

Compact, industrious, and approachable, the Adélie Penguins who name Antarctica domestic stopover at their breeding grounds every one Antarctic summer time to nest and rear their younger ahead of returning to sea. as a result of long term stories, scientists may perhaps understand extra approximately how those penguins will comply with weather swap than approximately the other creature within the world.

Bird scientists like Noah are much less renowned. just like the intrepid early explorers of Antarctica, smooth scientists attracted to the frozen continent face an completely inhospitable panorama, person who conjures up, isolates, and punishes.

With wit, interest, and a deep wisdom of his topic, Strycker recounts the truth of lifestyles on the finish of the Earth—thousand-year-old penguin mummies, hurricane-force blizzards, and daily life in under freezing temperatures—and delves deep right into a global of technology, obsession, and birds.

Among Penguins weaves an enthralling story of penguins and their researchers at the coldest, driest, maximum, and windiest continent in the world. Birders, fans of the Antarctic, and lovers of first-person experience narratives may be desirous about Strycker’s book.

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