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Wildlife of the Galapagos
The Gal�pagos is a truly special place. Unlike the rest of the world's archipelagoes, it still has 95 percent of its prehuman quota of species. Wildlife of the Gal�pagos is the most superbly illustrated and comprehensive identification guide ever to the natural splendor of these incomparable islands--islands today threatened by alien species and diseases that have diminish ...more
Paperback, 254 pages
Published July 21st 2002 by Princeton University Press
(first published July 1st 2002)
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Took this book with me to the Galapagos (Summer 2019) and used it to tick off species I spotted. Carried it everywhere. I gave it five stars as it made the Islands that much more fun to visit. A comprehensive wildlife guidebook that covered 99% of what I spotted. If you go, take a copy of this book!
This is the best book about the vegetation on the Galapagos we found, it has great pictures of most of the animals, sealife, birds, insects etc. you'll find on the islands, including which island you'll likely to find which species. ...more
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