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Deserts : miracle of life

Author: Jim Flegg
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seemingly miraculously plants, insects, animals and man survive and thrive in some of the world's most inhospitable environments. This account of life's adaptations to life in the desert covers  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Flegg
ISBN: 0816029024 9780816029020
OCLC Number: 27226376
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: A gallery of deserts --
What makes a desert? --
Mammals : masters of concealment --
Birds : both large and small --
Amphibians and reptiles : the least expected --
Invertebrates : survival strategies of the smallest --
Plants : the struggle for a roothold --
People of the desert --
The future of deserts.
Responsibility: Jim Flegg.

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