By Sharon Chester
This is the 1st entire English-language box consultant to the flora and fauna of Chile and its territories--Chilean Antarctica, Easter Island, Juan Fernández, and San Félix y San Ambrosio. From bats to butterflies, lizards to llamas, and ferns to flamingos, A flora and fauna consultant to Chile covers the country's universal vegetation and animals. the colour plates depict species of their usual environments with unrivaled vividness and realism. the combo of precise illustrations and interesting, succinct, and authoritative textual content make box identity fast, effortless, and actual. Maps, charts, and diagrams offer information regarding landforms, submarine topography, marine surroundings, weather, plants zones, and the simplest areas to view natural world. this can be an important consultant to Chile's impressive biodiversity.
- The basically entire English-language consultant to Chile's universal wildlife
- The first consultant to hide Chile and its territories--Chilean Antarctica, Easter Island, Juan Fernández, and San Félix y San Ambrosio
- 120 full-color plates let quickly identity of greater than 800 species
- Accompanying textual content describes species measurement, form, colour, habitat, and diversity
- Descriptions checklist dimension, distribution, and English, Spanish, and medical names
- Information at the top spots to view flora and fauna, together with significant nationwide parks
- Compact and lightweight--a ideal box guide
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A Wildlife Guide to Chile: Continental Chile, Chilean Antarctica, Easter Island, Juan Fernández Archipelago by Sharon Chester