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land and wildlife of South America

Marston Bates

land and wildlife of South America

by Marston Bates

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Published by Time in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history -- South America.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Other titlesLife (Chicago, Ill.)
    Statementby Marston Bates and the editors of Life.
    SeriesLife nature library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH111
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 p.
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21089684M

    Land of breathtaking natural wonders, from Fundy Bay and thundering Horseshoe Falls to the turquoise lakes and glacier-clad peaks of the Canadian Rockies. The world’s second-largest country offers a larger-than-life playground of diverse landscapes and cultures, postcard-perfect fishing towns, Old World cities, vast forests, cosmopolitan. South America - South America - Animal life: South American animal life is particularly rich and well diversified as a result of the wide range of habitats. Moreover, because of its isolation from the rest of the world during Paleogene and Neogene times (about 66 to million years ago), the South American landmass is characterized by considerable biological originality.

      South America is arguably one of the most diverse continents on earth. It is home to the worlds second-highest mountain range in the Andes, world-class surf beaches, the Amazon basin, the worlds driest desert, huge plains of lush grassland, glaciers, and unique wildlife not found anywhere else on earth. Guyana (/ ɡ aɪ ˈ ɑː n ə / or / ɡ aɪ ˈ æ n ə /), officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, is a country on the northern mainland of South is the only English speaking country in South America, although the majority of the population, speak Guyanese Creole, an English-based creole language, as a first language, and is culturally considered part of the Anglophone Calling code: +

      Passionate Wildlife Photographer Laura Crawford Williams Takes Nature Lovers on Enthralling Visual Journey Through South America in Her Newly-Released Book WILDLIFE IN WILD LANDS: Photography for Conservation in Southern South America. “IT’S UP TO THOSE OF US WHO KNOW WE CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT WILDLIFE TO INFORM THOSE WHO . Also in South America, the unusual flora and fauna of the Amazon jungle are a sight to see. Perhaps there is no wildlife tour more iconic than the African safari. Follow the Big Five -- leopard, lion, elephant, rhino and buffalo -- through Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and Botswana, or seek out endangered gorillas and chimpanzees in Uganda and.


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The Land and Wildlife of South America Hardcover – January 1, by Marston Bates (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). out of 5 stars south america Reviewed in the United States on This book,published inis one of the Time Life books that is part of the Life Nature Library land and wildlife of South America book has certainly stood the tesat of time as an excellent introduction to South American wildlife.5/5(1).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bates, Marston, Land and wildlife of South America. Alexandria, Va.: Time-Life Books, © Get this from a library. The land and wildlife of South America. [Marston Bates] -- This book about South America "emphasizes the land and its features, and the animals and plants in all their wonderful variety.".

Wildlife and conservation photographer Laura Crawford Williams traveled in southern South America for more than 8 years. This book is the result of her work with scores of conservation-minded individuals committed to protect wildlife and wild lands in countries such as Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, and Brazil.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The land and wildlife of South America by Marston Bates,Time inc. edition, in EnglishFirst published:   The land and wildlife of South America by Bates, Marston, ; Time-Life Books.

Publication date Topics Natural history Publisher New York, Time inc Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive : Wild Land is an unprecedented quest to document and preserve our planet’s last remaining wilderness.

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Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by [email protected] on November 2, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: This is a list of the native wild mammal species recorded in South America's terrestrial mammals fall into three distinct groups: "old-timers", African immigrants and recent North American immigrants.

The marsupials and xenarthrans are "old-timers", their ancestors having been present on the continent since at least the very early Cenozoic Era.

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wildlife conservation in south & central america a continent of fiery spirit & astounding landscapes. For over 20 years, Frontier has been at the forefront of biodiversity research and tropical habitat and species conservation.

Frontier projects are internationally acclaimed. South America is home to some of the most biologically rich sites in the world. The region’s landscapes host large numbers of endemic species and biodiversity threatened by habitat loss and degradation due to one of the highest land degradation and deforestation rates in the world, driven by increased demands of a growing global population for food, forest products, land.

Mention South America wildlife and people think immediately of the brightly plumaged birds such as this Scarlet macaw found in might remember the Andean llamas, the turtles, marine iguanas, and others in the Galapagos, the penguins of the Patagonia regions, or any of the thousands of exotic species found in this spectacular : Bonnie Hamre.

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South America, though home to about one-third of the world's bird species and twice as many endemic families of birds as any other continent, has the world's sparsest population of birdwatchers.

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South America has a total area of about 6, square miles (17, square km), or roughly one-eighth of the land surface of greatest north-south extent is about 4, miles, from Point Gallinas, Colombia, to Cape Horn, while its greatest east-west extent is some 3, miles, from Cape Branco, Brazil, to Point Pariñas, 22, feet (6, metres).

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