Paperback edition of this beautifully illustrated, prize-winning, non-fiction book about shells, nests, mounds, bowers, galleries, dens and lodges - all the remarkable and complex structures that animals around the world build to shelter themselves and their young.
A wombat scoops and sweeps with powerful paws to dig an underground maze.
A titmouse winds and weaves grasses to build a sturdy padded nest...with a drawbridge.
Animal Architects shows creatures that tunnel, bore wood, weave, and mould clay animals that adjust for temperature and comfort, make bolt holes for times of danger, store food for their offspring. It celebrates the engineers and architects of the animal world.