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Costa Rica : the ecotraveller's wildlife guide

Author: Les Beletsky
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©1998.
Series: AP natural world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Most travellers to Costa Rica want to experience its lush tropical forests and catch glimpses of exotic wildlife; toucans and parrots, hummingbirds and hawks, monkeys and big cats, frogs and toads, crocodiles, and (yes) snakes. Here is all the information you will need to find, identify and learn about Costa Rica's magnificent wildlife."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Les Beletsky
ISBN: 0120848104 9780120848102
OCLC Number: 37917427
Description: xii, 426 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 22 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. Ecotourism : travel for the environmentally concerned --
ch. 2. Costa Rica : ecotourism, geography, habitats, parks --
ch. 3. How to use this book : ecology and natural history --
ch. 4. Conservation in Costa Rica --
ch. 5. Amphibians --
ch. 6. Reptiles --
ch. 7. Birds --
ch. 8. Mammals.
Series Title: AP natural world.
Responsibility: Les Beletsky.
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Combining general ecological information with basic species and plant identification, this text includes lists of wildlife reserves, other significant sites and present conservation techniques.  Read more...

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Ecotravellers' Wildlife Guides have been hailed an "excellent series" by Birding World and an "inspired new concept in the field-guide genre" by Birding magazine.

 
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