The Naturalist on the River Amazons

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Echo Library, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 300 pages
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Excellent book. The author describes in great detail some 10 years of study in the Amazon River basin: the fauna, flora and its people. [SPOILER] The final chapters where the author contracts a ... Read full review

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Henry Walter Bates was an English naturalist and explorer who gave the first scientific account of mimicry in animals. He was most famous for his expedition to the Amazon with Alfred Russel Wallace in 1848.

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