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Pocket Naturalist Guide to New Mexico Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species
     

Pocket Naturalist Guide to New Mexico Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species

by James Kavanagh, Waterford Press, Raymond Leung (Illustrator)
 

The state mammal – the black bear – is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout New Mexico. 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

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The state mammal – the black bear – is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout New Mexico. 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:
9781583552902
Publisher:
Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date:
10/01/2005
Series:
Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
1
Sales rank:
664,043
Product dimensions:
3.75(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)
Age Range:
10 Years

Read an Excerpt


MAMMALS
White-tailed Deer, Odocoileus virginianus, To 7 ft. (2.1 m). Fluffy tail is held erect, flag-like, while running.
BIRDS
American Kestrel, Falco sparverius, To 12 in. (30 cm). Male is told by small size and blue wings.
REPTILES & AMPHIBIANS
Chorus Frog, Pseudacris triseriata, To 1.5 in. (4 cm). Note dark stripes on back. Call sounds like running a thumbnail over the teeth of a comb.

Meet 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.

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