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Pantanal wildlife : a visitor's guide to Brazil's great wetland

Author: James Lowen
Publisher: Chalfont St. Peter : Bradt Travel Guides, 2010.
Series: Bradt wildlife explorer.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An indispensable guide to wildlife and travel in South America's Pantanal, where the continent's largest cat, the jaguar, lives alongside crocodiles, giant otters and the world's largest parrot.
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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Lowen
ISBN: 9781841623054 1841623059
OCLC Number: 645670477
Description: 171 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: CONTENTSIntroduction 2Introduction 2, About this book 4, What's in a name? 5The Australian environment 3Geography and geology 8, Climate 9, TheHuman connection 10, Conservation 13, Habitats 14Mammals 19Anteaters and armadillos 20, Primates 24, Carnivores 27,Ungulates 39, Bats 43, Rodents and rabbits 46, Marsupials 49Birds 51Ground birds 52, Waterbirds 54, Raptors 62, Guans 65,Parrots and their allies 66, Near-passerines 69, Passerines 78Reptiles, amphibians and fish 89Reptiles 90, Amphibians 99, Fish 102Invertebrates 105Insects 106, Arachnids 114, Centipedes, snailsand crustaceans 117Where to go 119Mato Grosso (Brazil) 121, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil) 138,Paraguay 144, Bolivia 148Top tips 151Finding wildlife 152, Practicalities 160,Wildlife photography 162Further information 163Index 165
Series Title: Bradt wildlife explorer.
Other Titles: Bradt Pantanal wildlife
Responsibility: James Lowen.

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Pantanal Wildlife Guide - Expert wildlife information covering the Pantanal of Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay, wetland habitats and endemics, practical field advice. This guide also includes species  Read more...

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'Bradt Travel Guides simply have the best wildlife coverage of any of the popular guide books.' BBC Wildlife

 
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