The Prairie World

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U of Minnesota Press, 1980 - Science - 244 pages
Reveals the grassland's history, climate, landscape, ever-changing moods, and survival battles waged by plant and animal inhabitants
 

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Contents

1 The Grassland Sea
1
2 The Prairie Year
17
3 The Prairie Ocean and Its Shoreline
37
4 Plants of the Prairie
59
5 Mammals of the Prairie
81
6 Birds of the Prairie
103
7 Insects of the Prairie
125
8 Reptiles and Amphibians of the Prairie
145
9 The Prairie Waters
161
10 The Great Wanderers
175
11 Catastrophe and Renewal
191
12 Man and the Prairie
207
Where to See the Prairie
219
Bibliography
229
Index
234
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