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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (15 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Eric P. Widmaier Narrator: Rick Adamson Publisher: Listen & Live Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 1999 ISBN:
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Imagine being able to consume 250,000 calories daily without gaining weight. If you had the metabolism of a shrew you could. And while most of us can't hold our breath for more than a few minutes, the Weddell seal can remain underwater for a full 75 minutes! Through many amazing examples this audio discusses the mechanisms humans and other creatures have evolved to gauge their need for food, gather water and oxygen, circulate blood, regulate body temperature, respond to stressful situations, and maintain other survival needs. Download and start listening now!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Adam Zivanic | 11/9/2005

    " A superb overview of animal physiology explained in an interesting way. Focus is on comparative physiology. This book is a must for anyone intending to study biology at a degree level. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tori | 1/18/2002

    " Excellent book exploring some of those mysteries you've always wondered about. It explains why organisms' bodies do certain things. "

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About the Narrator

Rick Adamson is an award-winning voice artist with more than twenty years’ experience in voiceovers, spoken word events, event announcing, and children’s media, as well as commercials for well-known international corporations. He has narrated numerous television and film documentaries, including Croatia, co-narrated with Martin Sheen. His audiobook narration includes more than two dozen major books, as well as dozens of early-reader titles for juveniles. He won the prestigious Audie Award in 2011 for Best Inspirational/Faith-Based Fiction for In a Heartbeat, and he was among the finalists for the 2006 Audie Award for Best Personal Development/Motivational Work for Younger Next Year. He earned an AudioFile Earphones Award for the ensemble narration of Rough Water.