Familiar species, common plants, and natural phenomena are introduced in these beautifully illustrated guides to nature and the outdoors. Printed on laminated, water-resistant paper in a folded format, Pocket Naturalist® Guides are highly durable for use in the field as each title provides a portable reference to a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, butterflies, and insects. Nature enthusiasts, from the beginner to the seasoned explorer, will relish the abundance of detailed information packed within these handheld guides.
More than 140 speciesfrom the thirteen-lined ground squirrel and the red-spotted purple to the western meadowlark and the northern leopard frogare included in this comprehensive and practical reference to the wildlife of the Cornhusker State. As with the other state-specific guides in the Pocket Naturalist® Guides series, this indispensible pamphlet also features statewide wildlife sanctuaries, making it a portable gem of useful identification information.
A diverse wildlife playground, over 1,000 species of vertebrate are found in Alaska, with 32 of them carnivorous (more than any other state). Alaska Wildlife is an essential guide for the eco-tourist or the intrepid traveler visiting this frontier. Detailed color illustrations highlight over 140 familiar species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians fishes and seashore life Created and printed in the USA, this guide was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and a back panel map highlighting the state's prominent wildlife sanctuaries. Durable and lightweight, it conveniently folds to fit into a pocket when you want to reach for your water bottle, camera or binoculars. This is the one to take on your next eco-adventure!
This full-color field guide is an indispensable companion to the most popular neotropical ecotourism destination: Costa Rica. Featuring all the mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods that one is likely to see on a trip to the rainforest (as well as those secretive creatures such as the jaguar that are difficult to glimpse), The Wildlife of Costa Rica is the guide to have when encountering trogons, tapirs, and tarantulas. In addition to providing details for identifying animals along with interesting facts about their natural history, this guide offers tips for seeing them in the wild. Costa Rica, a peaceful nation with many and diverse animal species, is one of the best places in the world for wildlife watching and nature study. It has an excellent system of national parks and reserves, a wide choice of ecolodges, and many professionally trained tourist guides. It is possible to leave the capital city of San Jose and, just a few hours later, visit a high-elevation cloud forest, dense rainforest, savanna-like plain, or coastal habitat, each with a unique collection of animal species. This new lightweight field guide provides nature enthusiasts visiting Costa Rica with the best introduction to the country's amazing diversity of wildlife. It is the first general field guide to Costa Rica to combine the most sought-after features: *treatment of all major phyla in the country; *coverage of the animals most likely and most desirable to be seen; *more than 600 detailed illustrations integrated with the text (the preferred method of animal identification in the wild); *full species accounts including ID points, range and habitat, size, and behaviors; *a wealth of natural history information, including more than 20 photographic natural history features; and *tips for seeing animals.
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