Reader's Digest North American Wildlife

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Reader's Digest Association, 1982 - Animals - 559 pages
This volume is an illustrated guide to 2,000 plants and animals. Every species is presented in full color; this reference contains thousands of identification capsules, range maps, and habitat symbols and a special 32 page guide to wildlife communities. Spanning the land from Florida to Alaska, it embraces field, forest, pond, prairie -- all the natural communities that make our North American flora and fauna so splendidly diverse. This book is really two in one -- both a valuable at-home reference and an extraordinary usable guide to the most common and conspicuous wild plants and animals of our continent. It is specially planned for quick and easy identification.

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User Review  - ChrisNewton - LibraryThing

I've had this lying around the house for twenty years. Occasionally, I'll pick it up and enjoy a little armchair traveling. Beautifully illustrated with pictures of odd beasts like worm snakes and ... Read full review

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User Review  - FriendsLibraryFL - LibraryThing

Meticulous, specially drawn full-color illustrations of the most abundant, wide-ranging, and conspicuous birds-nearly 650 species in all-depicted in natural settings. At-a-glance identification capsules pinpoint behavior patterns, field characteristics, coloring, habitats, and more. Read full review


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