The Nature of Arizona: An Introduction to Familiar Plants, Animals & Outstanding Natural Attractions / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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A land of contrasts, Arizona's diverse landscape encompasses habitats ranging from the subalpine meadows of the San Francisco Peaks, to sunbaked deserts, to the mile-deep recesses of the world's greatest canyon. Native species include more than 475 birds, 130 mammals, 90 reptiles, 20 amphibians, 80 fishes and thousands of trees, shrubs and wildflowers. This beautifully illustrated field guide highlights more than 300 common and unique plants and animals and 100 of the state's outstanding natural attractions. It is an indispensable single reference for amateur naturalists, students and tourists alike. Made in the USA.
About the Author
Zoologist James Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is the author of field guides to the flora and fauna of some of the most ecologically diverse states, and whimsical children’s book on evolution.www.waterfordpress.com