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Wild Australasia

Author: Neil Nightingale; et al
Publisher: Toronto : Firefly Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illustrated reference guide to the natural history and ecology of Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, New Britain, New Caledonia, and Lord Howe Island.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Nightingale; et al
ISBN: 1552978559 9781552978559
OCLC Number: 52455430
Notes: Includes index.
"This book is published to accompany the television series Wild Down Under, first broadcast on BBC2 in 2003"--T.p. verso.
Description: 240 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Tim Flannery --
Rainforests / Neil Nightingale --
Deserts / Jeni Clevers --
Gum tree country / Mary Summerill --
Oceans / Hugh Pearson --
Islands / Neil Nightingale --
New worlds / Mary Summerill.
Responsibility: Neil Nightingale ... [et al.].
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An illustrated natural history of Australia and related remote islands, including the oceans and reefs. Isolated from the rest of the world for 45 million years the area contains many unique species.  Read more...

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Superbly illustrated... an excellent introduction to the wildlife of Australia.-- (05/01/2004) A beautiful, excellent reference for gaining a broad understanding of the major concepts that underlie Read more...

 
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