Among Penguins: A Bird Man in Antarctica by Noah Strycker

By Noah Strycker

The yr he graduated from collage, 22-year-old Noah Strycker was once dropped by means of helicopter in a distant Antarctic box camp with chook scientists and a 3 months’ provide of frozen foodstuff. His matters: 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 prior to returning to sea. due to long term stories, scientists may well 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 popular. just like the intrepid early explorers of Antarctica, sleek scientists interested in the frozen continent face an completely inhospitable panorama, one who evokes, 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 lifestyles in less than freezing temperatures—and delves deep right into a international of technology, obsession, and birds.

Among Penguins weaves a charming story of penguins and their researchers at the coldest, driest, optimum, and windiest continent on the earth. Birders, enthusiasts of the Antarctic, and fanatics of first-person event narratives can be enthusiastic about Strycker’s book.

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