The Urban Naturalist

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Courier Corporation, 1998 - Nature - 242 pages
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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

Contents

Introduction
1
Grasses and Wildflowers
9
Trees
30
Insects and Other Invertebrates
52
Fish
94
Amphibians
108
Reptiles
120
Birds
139
Mammals
180
Conclusion
209
Index
227
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