Maryland & DC Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species

Maryland & DC Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species

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Maryland & DC Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species by James Kavanagh, Waterford Press, Raymond Leung

With habitats from tidal marshes, to grasslands to old growth forests, Maryland is home to a wide range of species. Maryland's state reptile, the diamondback terrapin, is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout the region. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, seashore creatures and butterflies/insects and includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent wildlife-viewing areas. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781583556924
Publisher: Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date: 05/01/2012
Series: Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
Pages: 1
Sales rank: 1,204,202
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 4.60(h) x 0.30(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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