Zoologist Mark Carwardine is an award-winning writer, widely published photographer and TV and radio presenter. He co-presented the hit BBC TV series Last Chance to See with Stephen Fry and was one of the presenters on the major BBC series about the Natural History Museum, Museum of Life. He has written more than 40 books, including several best-sellers.
'A fascinating compendium...Animal Records is a book every household should own. Each colourful page is crammed with the kind of startling trivia that brightens up any family gathering.' Sunday Express 'A sort of Schott's Miscellany for wildlife lovers but better designed." BBC Wildlife Magazine 'Animal Records contains every animal extravagance...irresistible.' The Times 'Full of amazing animal facts!' NGKids magazine; "The strength of the book is that it lists not only the familiar records but also the more unusual." School Library Journal