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The Gigantic Land Tortoises of the Galapagos Archipelago

By: John Van Denburgh(Author), Peter CH Pritchard(Foreword By)
475 pages, 101 plates with b/w photos; b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps, tables
The Gigantic Land Tortoises of the Galapagos Archipelago
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Originally published in 1914, this is the most extensive review of the giant tortoises of the Galapagos Islands. It contains detailed descriptions of 266 specimens collected by the California Academy of Sciences expedition of 1905-1906, as well as extensive field notes by the collectors, tables of measurements of shells and eggs, and 200 photographs of tortoises.

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By: John Van Denburgh(Author), Peter CH Pritchard(Foreword By)
475 pages, 101 plates with b/w photos; b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps, tables
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