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101 Animals of the Wet Tropics: A Field Guide

Field / Identification Guide

Series: 101... Field Guides (Wild About the Tropics)

By: Martin Cohen (Author), Julia Cooper (Author)

36 pages, colour photos

Wild About the Tropics

Paperback | Dec 2009 | #192599 | ISBN-13: 9780977543915
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $19/€18 approx

About this book

The team at Wild about the Tropics have produced another stunning book about local wildlife. Dr Martin Cohen and Julia Cooper, local wildlife experts, have spent many years taking spectacular images of the region's wildlife.

The new book is an easy-to-read field guide, designed to showcase wildlife that visitors or locals are likely to encounter while wandering around North Queensland.


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Biography

Dr Martin Cohen has worked as a biologist and wildlife commentator in Australia's tropics for over 20 years. After completing a PhD in zoology, Martin has concentrated on presenting fascinating information about wildlife and the natural world to people from all walks of life. A renowned writer, photographer and wildlife advocate, Martin is also still involved with research and presents information about wildlife and the tropical environment on television and radio. Based in Cairns, Martin's extensive experience and knowledge of tropical Australia and its wildlife means that there is no one better to guide people through this mystical world.

Born in England, Julia Cooper grew up in the wildlife filming industry and was completely immersed in wildlife and its portrayal. Julia has completed an Honours degree and worked on numerous popular BBC wildlife programs. After moving to North Queensland several years ago, Julia quickly developed an excellent knowledge of Australia's tropical wildlife. With her passion for all things great and small, Julia is a key wildlife advocate for the region and has the ability to explain complex biological processes in a simple, uncomplicated way. Martin and Julia own and operate a wildlife education and interpretation business based in Cairns called Wild about Australia.

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