Australian Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species

Australian Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species

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Australian Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species by James Kavanagh, Waterford Press, Raymond Leung

The world's third-largest island nation, Australia has a wide range of wildlife with over 450 species of mammals, 300 species of lizards, 110,000 species of insects and 800 species of birds. Australian Wildlife is the ideal pocket-sized reference guide for bird lovers of all skill levels. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species. A map of the prominent vegetation zones found in Australia has also been included. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and resident alike. Made in the USA.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781583550359
Publisher: Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Series: Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
Pages: 1
Sales rank: 432,567
Product dimensions: 3.75(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)
Age Range: 10 Years

About the Author

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.

With 650+ titles in print and 6.5 million copies sold, Waterford Press publishes the largest line of folding-format reference guides in the industry. Our mission is to connect people to the natural world by making knowledge about wildlife identification, outdoor recreation, travel, and safety and survival skills accessible to a wide audience.

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