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The Wildlife of Costa Rica: A Field Guide

Field / Identification Guide

By: Fiona A Reid (Author), Twan Leenders (Author), Jim Zook (Author), Robert Dean (Author)

265 pages, 600 colour photos and colour illustrations

A & C Black

Paperback | Sep 2010 | #203883 | ISBN-13: 9781408130094
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NHBS Price: £24.99 $31/€28 approx

About this book

The Wildlife of Costa Rica is an indispensable companion for visitors to the beautiful natural areas of Costa Rica. This full-colour field guide features all the mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and arthropods that one is likely to see in Costa Rica's rainforests, cloud forests, plains and coasts. Providing the best introduction to the country's amazing diversity of wildlife, this lightweight guide includes details for identifying animals as well as a wealth of natural history information. It is the first general field guide to this deservedly popular neotropical tourist destination.

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Fiona A. Reid is a departmental Associate in Mammalogy at the Royal Ontario Museum. Twan Leenders is a professional herpetologist and illustrator with more than ten years of field experience in Central America. Jim Zook is one of Costa Rica's most prominent ornithologists. Robert Dean is the illustrator of the Helm Field Guide: Birds of Costa Rica.

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