Forgotten edens: exploring the world's wild places

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Photographer Frans Lanting and writer Chris Eckstrom begin their adventure in Madagascar, home to rain forests, deserts, and savannas. In Borneo they encounter orangutans, rhinos, and flying frogs; on the subarctic island of South Georgia, they finds fur seals and penguins. Eventually they reach Botswana and Hawaii. 100 full-color photos.

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I really enjoyed this national geographic survey of five places that remain wild and somewhat pristine in today's modernized world. The book was written by a freelance writer who was qualified as a ... Read full review

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A great pick for any geography teacher. The book is filled with lots of great pictures taken for the archives of the National Geographic Society. The book is useful for a middle school class that has ... Read full review


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Lanting is one of the world's leading nature photographers.

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