Squirrels of the West

Squirrels of the West

by Tamara Hartson, Gary Ross
     
 

The squirrels that live west of the Mississippi are a diverse group of mammals, from large colonies in underground caverns to flying squirrels, sailing through the trees silently at night. Here is a detailed guide to 65 squirrel species, including prairie dogs, woodchucks, and related species, found in Western North America, including the Pacific Northwest, the

Overview


The squirrels that live west of the Mississippi are a diverse group of mammals, from large colonies in underground caverns to flying squirrels, sailing through the trees silently at night. Here is a detailed guide to 65 squirrel species, including prairie dogs, woodchucks, and related species, found in Western North America, including the Pacific Northwest, the Rocky Mountains, and the Great Plains. Color illustrations accompany notes on behavior, habitat and ecology of each species, with range maps. Includes glossary and index. A wonderful book for campers and budding naturalists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781551052151
Publisher:
Lone Pine Publishing
Publication date:
07/15/1999
Series:
Lone Pine Field Guide Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range:
9 Years

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Meet the Author


Tamara Hartson, who also writes under the name Tamara Eder, grew up with a fascination for nature and the diversity of life. Equipped from the age of six with a canoe, a dip net and a note pad, she has a degree in environmental conservation sciences and has photographed and written about biodiversity in Bermuda, the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon Basin, China, Tibet, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia. To date, she has authored or co-authored more than two dozen nature books.

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