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Brazil, Amazon and Pantanal (Traveller's Wildlife Guides)

Traveller's Wildlife Guide

Published by Interlink Books
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
LIST PRICE $29.95

About The Book

The Brazilian Amazon region holds a very special place in the minds of the world’s nature lovers as a vast wilderness of tropical forest splendor; and southern Brazil’s Pantanal area, an immense wetland, has a well-deserved reputation for its tremendous wildlife-viewing opportunities. Ecotravellers to these regions want to experience tropical forests and other stunning habitats and catch glimpses of exotic wildlife: toucans and parrots, monkeys and anteaters, frogs and toads, crocodiles and snakes. In this book is all the information you need to find, identify, and learn about Brazil’s magnificent animal and plant life. n Identification and location information on the most frequently seen animals. n Full-color illustrations of more than 500 of Brazil’s most common insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and fish—the species you are most likely to see. n Up-to-date information on the ecology, behavior, and conservation of the animals. n Information on Brazil’s habitats and on the most common plants you will encounter. n Brief descriptions of the most frequently visited parks and reserves in the Amazon and Pantanal regions. Easy-to-carry, entertainingly written, beautifully illustrated – you will want to have this book as constant companion on your journey.

About The Authors

Les Beletsky is a professional wildlife biologist and university zoology teacher. Prior to taking up writing wildlife guides he conducted many years of field research on the ecology and behavior of birds. He is the author of numerous books, including Costa Rica, Belize, Ecuador, and Peru in this series.

David L. Pearson is a research professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University. He is co-author of The New Key to Ecuador and the Galapagos and of Ecuador in this series. Les Beletsky is a professional wildlife biologist and former university zoology teacher. Prior to taking up writing wildlife guides, he conducted many years of field research into the ecology and behavior of birds. He is the author of numerous books, including Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Peru in this series.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Interlink Books (January 1, 2005)
  • Length: 512 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781566565936

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