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Wildlife in America

Author: Peter Matthiessen; Bob Hines
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1959.
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This book "bears a strong conservation message for both naturalists and the general reader. It is a history of the vanishing North American wildlife and account of what is being done to prevent its extinction. Region by region, the continent's wild animals and birds that man has decimated or exterminated are described."
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Matthiessen, Peter.
Wildlife in America.
New York, Viking Press, 1959
(OCoLC)575485266
Online version:
Matthiessen, Peter.
Wildlife in America.
New York, Viking Press, 1959
(OCoLC)608297859
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Matthiessen; Bob Hines
OCLC Number: 560925
Notes: Illustrations on lining plates: Symbols, or, totems, of the Plains Indians by George Catlin.
Description: 304 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction / Richard H. Pough --
The outlying rocks --
The tropical border --
The eastern slope --
Fur countries and forest lakes --
Ocean coasts and the high seas --
Hidden worlds --
Plains, prairies, and the Shining Mountains --
The high air of a continent --
The end of the Wilderness Road --
Old fields --
Land of the North Wind --
Another Heaven and another Earth --
Appendix I: The rare, declining, and extinct vertebrate animal species of North America north of the Mexican boundary --
Appendix II: A chronology of representative legislation affecting North American wildlife --
Reference notes.
Responsibility: by Peter Matthiessen ; introduction by Richard H. Pough ; drawings by Bob Hines.

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This book "bears a strong conservation message for both naturalists and the general reader. It is a history of the vanishing North American wildlife and account of what is being done to prevent its extinction. Region by region, the continent's wild animals and birds that man has decimated or exterminated are described."

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