Natural History of North America

Natural History of North America

by Edward Ricciuti
     
 
North America (NA) covers a vast proportion of the worlds land area, & includes an enormous range of habitats & species. Many families of mammals originated in NA — including the horse — most of which have now spread elsewhere. Other wildlife entered NA from South America. A number of unusual reptiles inhabit the USA. NA has more than 700 species of birds &

Overview

North America (NA) covers a vast proportion of the worlds land area, & includes an enormous range of habitats & species. Many families of mammals originated in NA — including the horse — most of which have now spread elsewhere. Other wildlife entered NA from South America. A number of unusual reptiles inhabit the USA. NA has more than 700 species of birds & several thousand species of flowering & non-flowering plants. Climate, land forms, & vegetation vary tremendously. Even urban areas are here revealed to be rich in wildlife. With more than 230 full color photos, plants, animals, & regions are easily identifiable. Maps pinpoint key habitats.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517121641
Publisher:
Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/08/1995
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.36(w) x 12.37(h) x 0.77(d)

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