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By: Patricio Robles Gil, Exequiel Ezcura, E Peters, E Pallares and A Excurra
360 pages, Colour photos throughout
Another fantastic Conservation International book, in the format and approach of 'Hotspots Revisited.'
From the publisher's announcement:
The Tamaulipan Province stretches 55,000 square miles along the Tropic of Cancer, from the northernmost Mexican states of Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipus, San Luis Potos, and Veracruz all the way to southwest Texas. Home to such varied species as the ocelot and the prairie dog, as well as rare birds like the green-cheeked amazon and the crimson-collared grosbeak, it is one of the most diverse regions in North America-and one of the most threatened.
The exquisite result of a partnership among Mexican non-governmental organizations, Agrupacin Sierra Madre, and the Tamaulipus state government of Mexico, The Great Tamaulipan Natural Province explores this natural paradise and captures its incredible geographical diversity-lagoons, plains, deserts and mountains-through the lens of a camera. Each photograph argues powerfully and persuasively for the preservation of this unique and beautiful environment. A superb contribution to the study of North American wildlife, The Great Tamaulipan Natural Province is a must-read for scientists, environmentalists, policymakers, and anyone concerned about our rapidly diminishing natural world.
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Patricio Robles Gil is president of Agrupacion Sierra Madre and Unidos para la Conservacion. Exequiel Ezcurra is director of the Biodiversity Research Center of the Californias at the San Diego Natural History Museum. Eduardo Peters is director of Ecosystem Conservation at the Instituto Nacional de Ecologia. Eugenia Pallares is director of Agrupacion Sierra Madre. Ana Ezcurra is editor at Agrupacion Sierra Madre.
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