By Noah Strycker
The 12 months he graduated from university, 22-year-old Noah Strycker used to be dropped through helicopter in a distant Antarctic box camp with poultry scientists and a 3 months’ offer 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 sooner than returning to sea. as a result of long term stories, scientists could recognize 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, glossy scientists attracted to the frozen continent face an totally inhospitable panorama, person who conjures up, isolates, and punishes.
With wit, interest, and a deep wisdom of his topic, Strycker recounts the truth of existence on the finish of the Earth—thousand-year-old penguin mummies, hurricane-force blizzards, and daily life in lower 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, maximum, and windiest continent on the earth. Birders, fans of the Antarctic, and enthusiasts of first-person experience narratives could be fascinated about Strycker’s book.
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