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.
Urban Wildlifeby James Kavanagh, Waterford Press, Raymond Leung (Illustrator)
Urban wildlife watching is quickly becoming one of the most popular recreational activities since it is a healthy pursuit that gets people outside, is fun, and can be enjoyed for no cost, anywhere, anytime. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and butterflies/insects. This guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use through any concrete jungle.
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