The Urban Naturalist
This informative, useful field guide reveals the amazing biodiversity within city and suburban landscapes, including trees, insects and other invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. The author explains why these organisms live in cities and how they survive, offers tips on which species to look for, and shares hundreds of fascinating facts.
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Few books describe the plants and animals that coexist with man in the world's fastest growing habitaturban areas. But despite an excellent concept, this book disappoints. Both native and introduced ... Read full review
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