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A Naturalist's Guide to the Tropics

Field / Identification GuideWildlife GuideGeology Guide
Unique wildlife companion for travellers to tropical regions around the world

By: Marco Lambertini and John Venerella

312 pages, 14 col plates, 59 col photos, 97 line illus, 21 maps

University of Chicago Press

Paperback | May 2000 | #101224 | ISBN: 0226468283
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About this book

Superb new travelling companion, which provides overviews of the geology, climate, soils, plants, animals and major ecosystems of the Tropics, covering South and Central America, Africa, Southeast Asia, Oceania, and the Caribbean. Special features include chapters on the conservation status of the Tropics and how to prepare with `caution without obsession' for tropical dangers such as infectious diseases and charging rhinoceroses. Lavishly illustrated by Kitty Capua.

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