The famous ponies are just the headliners at these barrier islands off the coast of Virginia. Assateague/Chincoteague Seashore Life is a beautifully illustrated guide that highlights over 140 familiar species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and seashore life. Lightweight and laminated for durability, it is the perfect nature destination guide to appreciate this diverse seashore life. An area map is included for quick reference making it the ideal guide for visitors or state residents.
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.