Synopses & Reviews
A diverse wildlife playground, over 1,000 species of vertebrate are found in Alaska, with 32 of them carnivorous (more than any other state). Alaska Wildlife is an essential guide for the eco-tourist or the intrepid traveler visiting this frontier. Detailed color illustrations highlight over 140 familiar species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians fishes and seashore life Created and printed in the USA, this guide was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and a back panel map highlighting the state's prominent wildlife sanctuaries. Durable and lightweight, it conveniently folds to fit into a pocket when you want to reach for your water bottle, camera or binoculars. This is the one to take on your next eco-adventure!
Alaska Wildlife introduces commonly seen mammals, marine life and birds. This richly illustrated and detailed guide is printed on laminate material and folds to fit in a pocket. A map of wildlife sanctuaries and parks is provided on the back cover for the vacationer or nature enthusiast.
Comprehensive and practical, this reference explores more than 140 species of birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians found in Alaska and includes a map featuring prominent ecosystems. Laminated for durability, this indispensable pamphlet is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.
The state marine mammal and#150; the bowhead whale and#150; is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout the Last Frontier State. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, amphibians, fishes and seashore creatures and includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent wildlife-viewing areas. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.
About the Author
Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.