Mike Dilger.

Nature’s Babies



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DEDICATION

To the Browns – an amazing family of naturalists… and come to think of it, an amazing family as well.

CONTENTS

COVER

TITLE PAGE

DEDICATION

INTRODUCTION

LITTLE GRIZZLIES

LIKE A DUCK TO WATER

A LEAP OF FAITH

PRICKLY YOUNGSTERS

THE LONGEST DROP

HATCHED IN A HUDDLE

BRINGING UP BABY

THE BIGGEST CLUTCH

JUST A BIG BABY

BORN IN THE FREEZER

HITCHHIKING BABIES

A LONG CHILDHOOD

BORN STRIPY

MEERKATS UNITED

BIG BROTHER

PRICELESS BABIES

GREEDY GUZZLERS

THE FEMININE TOUCH

BORN TO CUDDLE

IN THE FAMILY WAY

OCEAN-GOING BABIES

BABY BANDITS

MINI FLIPPERS

GOLDEN TWINS

MODEL OF MONOGAMY

LITTLE BIG CATS

BABY BROCKS

MALE MIDWIVES WANTED

STREETWISE YOUNGSTERS

LIFE IN THE SLOW LANE

BORN SPOTTY

THE LONGEST JOURNEY

ALL FOR ONE AND ONE FOR ALL

BORN TO BOX

JUNIOR KINGS OF THE JUNGLE

SLOWLY DOES IT

A LONG AND FRUITFUL LIFE

A NEW AGE RELATIONSHIP

A CUCKOO IN THE NEST

BABIES FROM MARS

KILLER BABIES

FURRY DUCKLINGS

NATURAL BORN SYMBOL

KEEP READING

INDEX

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

COPYRIGHT

ABOUT THE PUBLISHER


Tortoise, Gal?pagos giant

© Frans Lanting/FLPA

INTRODUCTION

Nature’s Babies is an unashamed celebration of the fully technicoloured glory of the natural world itself.

The seemingly infinite variety of different baby shapes and sizes is of course down to the cleverest and most powerful beast of them all: evolution. What else would have created babies that at one end of the spectrum are impossibly cute, yet at the other end would not look out of place in the most off-the-wall science fiction novels?

Parenting skills can vary enormously f

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