Georgia's Amazing Coast: Natural Wonders from Alligators to Zoeas

Georgia's Amazing Coast: Natural Wonders from Alligators to Zoeas


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Fun and learning come together in Georgia's Amazing Coast, an inviting collection of one hundred short, self-contained features about the flora, fauna, and natural history of that fascinating place where land meets sea. Each page includes a full-color illustration and breezy, fact-filled commentary on coastal wildlife from fifty-foot-long northern right whales to single-cell plankton, from shy coyotes to overbearingly sociable sand gnats.

Readers will learn about the lifespan of the gopher tortoise, the acting talents of the hognose snake, the health benefits of eating pawpaws, the importance of tidal fluctuations, and much more. Written for the general reader, yet solidly researched, Georgia's Amazing Coast will spark our sense of wonder and inspire us to learn even more about our natural heritage and what all of us can do to preserve it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820325330
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 09/08/2003
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 1,202,209
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author

David Bryant (Author)
DAVID BRYANT is assistant director for Georgia Sea Grant.

George D. Davidson (Author)
GEORGE DAVIDSON is a former writer and editor for Georgia Sea Grant.

Georgia Sea Grant (Author)
Georgia Sea Grant, in partership with the University of Georgia Marine Extension, provides research, education, training and science-based outreach to assist Georgia in solving problems and realizing opportunities for its coastal and marine environments.

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