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The Tapir's Morning Bath: Mysteries of the Tropical Rain Forest and the Scientists Who Are Trying to Solve them

By: Elizabeth Royte

328 pages, no illustrations

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #126968 | ISBN: 0395979978
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Fascinating account of research on Panama's Barro Colorado Island, whose six square miles comprise the best-studied rain forest in the world, a locus of scientific activity since 1923. Royte weaves together her own adventures on Barro Colorado with tales of researchers struggling to parse the intricate workings of the rain forest.


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