Natural History: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth

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Kathryn Hennessy, Becky Alexander, Ann Baggaley, Kim Dennis-Bryan
DK, 2010 - Nature - 648 pages
13 Reviews
A landmark in reference publishing and overseen and authenticated by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, Natural History presents an unrivaled visual survey of Earth's natural history. Giving a clear overview of the classification of our natural world-over 6,000 species-Natural History looks at every kingdom of life, from bacteria, minerals, and rocks to fossils to plants and animals. Featuring a remarkable array of specially commissioned photographs, Natural History looks at thousands of specimens and species displayed in visual galleries that take the reader on an incredible journey from the most fundamental building blocks of the world's landscapes, through the simplest of life forms, to plants, fungi, and animals.

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Review: Natural History: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth

User Review  - Madeline - Goodreads

I absolutely love this book. The photographs are excellent. I look at this book regularly an use it as a study aid for some of my courses. This is my go to reference book. Read full review

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User Review  - Dave - Goodreads

Nice photos, but I can't trust the information. For instance, the "Goliath Tarantula" prominently featured on page 264 is incorrect. The photo is of an Usambara Orange Starburst Baboon (Pterinochilus ... Read full review

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Becky Alexander lives in Cleveland, MS.

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