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    • The Modern Scholar: The Biology of Birds

    • By: Professor John Kricher
    • Narrated by: Professor John Kricher
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 92

    An esteemed professor of biology at Wheaton College, John Kricher leads a fascinating discussion of the approximately 10,000 species of birds that share our world. In these engaging lectures, Kricher expands on such topics as bird anatomy, the mechanics of flight, migration, reproduction, and song. The professor's lively presentation demonstrates how understanding the traits, life cycle, and evolution of birds is critical for an understanding of the origins and evolution of life on earth - and why conservation plays a vital role in the environment's delicate balance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very informative!

    • By Anonymous on 09-28-17

    Regular price: $49.95

    • Ecological Planet - An Introduction to Earth's Major Ecosystems

    • The Modern Scholar
    • By: Professor John Kricher
    • Narrated by: John Kricher
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    Renowned ornithologist John Kricher presents an absorbing analysis of the diverse ecosystems that exist on Planet Earth. He provides a factual study of the many fragile and threatened portions of our biosphere while describing the interaction between each system and the effect of man's presence in these ecosystems. Professor Kricher also explains the amazing variety of flora and fauna that inhabit the individual ecosystems and addresses current ecological issues facing mankind.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Author is a True Ecologist

    • By Kimberly on 06-12-09

    Regular price: $49.95