America's Prairies and Grasslands: Guide to Plants and Animals
Prickly pear, needlegrass, deer mouse, roadrunner--where can these fascinating plants and animals be found? In the vast ecosystem of North America's prairies and grasslands. Readers can learn about these huge, open areas and unique habitats with maps, a list of common scientific names, and additional resources in this complete guide.
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