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Fauna of the Caribbean the last surviviors by Lesley Sutty

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Published by MacMillan Education Ltd. in London .
Written in English



  • Caribbean Area.


  • Zoology -- Caribbean Area.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementLesley Sutty.
LC ClassificationsQL229.C27 S88 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL410596M
ISBN 100333558774
LC Control Number98112303

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This is the first comprehensive illustrated guide to the natural world of the Caribbean islands. It contains vivid color images featuring species of plants, birds, mammals, fish, seashells, and much . ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: viii, 88 pages: color illustrations, 1 map ; 25 cm: Responsibility.   Wildlife of the Caribbean is the only book of its kind. It is a comprehensive guide to the fauna and flora of the Caribbean Islands, containing color images on a broad range of animals and plants including birds, mammals, plants, seashells, fish, turtles, cetaceans, and others. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available Flora & Fauna of the Caribbean: An Introduction to the Ecology of the West Indies. Peter R. Bacon. Key Caribbean Publications, - Ecology - pages. 0.

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In addition, an introductory section focuses on the unique characteristics of the Caribbean's fauna and flora, the threats faced by both, and some of the steps being taken to sustain the area's extraordinary natural heritage. Wildlife of the Caribbean is the essential field guide for learning about the living wonders in this area of the world. Caribbean Amphibians and Reptiles, compiled by an international team of zoologists, takes a fresh and detailed look at the complex biological puzzle of the Caribbean. The first true overview of the. I continued to use my guide books to the Caribbean (A Guide to the Birds of the West Indies by Herbert Raffaele, James Wiley and others) and A Guide to the Birds of Venezuela by Schauensee and Phelps, published , Princeton University Press, for bird identification, though I would have loved to have a more complete guide to the birds of. Subcategories. This category has the following 34 subcategories, out of 34 total.. Fauna of the Lesser Antilles‎ (23 C, 10 P).