Arctic Wildlife: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Animals & Plants of the Arctic and Subarctic Regions (Pocket Naturalist Guide) (Other)
Austere and immense, the Arctic region harbors a unique diversity of flora and fauna adapted to this harsh and unforgiving ecosystem including shrubs, grasses, mosses, sedges and lichens and a variety of hardy wildlife from the tiny lemming to the immense polar bear and bowhead whale. A region previously only visited by explorers, the Artic has attracted more and more tourists in the last decade. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by novice and expert explorers alike. Made in the USA.www.waterfordpress.com.
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.