Instant Guide to Seashore Life
Going to the beach becomes more rewarding when one understands the animals and plant life that live there. With an illustrated glossary and checklist to record sightings. An Instant Guide to Seashore Life is a wonderful beach companion. Enrich a visit to the shore by learning to identify Frilled Anemones, Rough Chitons, Large Whelks, Quahogs, Ghost Crabs, Sanderlings, Harbor Seals, different kinds of kelp and algae, and so much more.
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