Ecuador and its Galapagos Islands (Broché)

David-L Pearson, Les Beletsky

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  • Paru le : 05/02/2001
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Travellers to Ecuador want to experience tropical forests and other stunning habitats and catch glimpses of exotic wildlife: toucans and parrots, monkeys and anteaters, frogs and toads, crocodiles and (yes) snakes. On the Galapagos Islands, curious visitors want to see with their own eyes the exotic, unique, tame wildlife that stimulated Charles Darwin to formulate the theory of evolution. In this book is all the information you need to find, identify, and learn about Ecuador's magnificent animal and plant life. In one easy-to-carry, entertainingly written, beautifully illustrated book, you will have a constant companion on your journey : Field-guide color illustrations of more than 500 of Ecuador's most common insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals-the species you ore most likely to see. Up-to-date information on the ecology, behavior, and conservation of these animals ; Information on Ecuador's habitats and on the most common plants you will encounter ; Brief descriptions of the regions most frequently visited parks and reserves.
    • Ecotourism : Travel for the Environmentally Concerned
    • Ecuador : Geography and Habitats
    • Parks and Reserves : Brief Descriptions
    • How to Use This Book : Ecology and Natural History
    • Amphibians
    • Reptiles
    • Birds
    • Mammals
    • Insects and Other Arthropods
    • Galapagos Wildlife
  • Date de parution : 05/02/2001
  • Editeur : Academic press
  • Collection : the ecotravellers' wildlife gu
  • ISBN : 0-12-084814-7
  • EAN : 9780120848140
  • Présentation : Broché
  • Nb. de pages : 485 pages
  • Poids : 0.795 Kg
  • Dimensions : 14,0 cm × 21,5 cm × 2,5 cm
DAVID L PEARSON is a Research Professor in Biology at Arizona State University. He studies ecological interactions among communities of species, especially tiger beetles, and has worked in habitats as diverse as desert grasslands, coral atolls, and tropical rainforests ; he has written more than 75 scientific articles. Having first visited Ecuador in 1968, he has become involved with environmental education and ecotourism there and is the co-author of The New Key to Ecuador and the Galapagos, an ecotourist's guide to places of natural interest. LES Travellers to Ecuador want to experience tropical forests and other stunning habitats and catch glimpses of exotic wildlife: toucans and parrots, monkeys and anteaters, frogs and toads, crocodiles and (yes) snakes. On the Galapagos Islands, curious visitors want to see with their own eyes the exotic, unique, tame wildlife that stimulated Charles Darwin to formulate the theory of evolution. In this book is all the information you need to find, identify, and learn about Ecuador's magnificent animal and plant life. In one easy-to-carry, entertainingly written, beautifully illustrated book, you will have a constant companion on your journey : Field-guide color illustrations of more than 500 of Ecuador's most common insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals-the species you ore most likely to see. Up-to-date information on the ecology, behavior, and conservation of these animals ; Information on Ecuador's habitats and on the most common plants you will encounter ; Brief descriptions of the regions most frequently visited parks and reserves. LES BELETSKY is a professional wildlife biologist and university zoology teacher. Prior to taking up writing wildlife guides, he conducted many years of field research into the ecology and behavior of birds, along the way publishing many scientific reports and writing two books.

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