Amazon and Pantanal : the Ecotravellers' Wildlife GuideBook - 2005
The Brazilian Amazon region holds a very special place in the minds of the world's nature lovers as a vast wilderness of tropical forest splendor; and southern Brazil's Pantanal area, an immense wetland, has a well-deserved reputation for its tremendous wildlife-viewing opportunities. Ecotravellers to these regions want to experience tropical forests and other stunning habitats and catch glimpses of exotic wildlife: toucans and parrots, monkeys and anteaters, frogs and toads, crocodiles and snakes. In this book is all the information you need to find, identify, and learn about Brazil's magnificent animal and plant life. n Identification and location information on the most frequently seen animals.n Full-color illustrations of more than 500 of Brazil's most common insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and fish--the species you are most likely to see.n Up-to-date information on the ecology, behavior, and conservation of the animals.n Information on Brazil's habitats and on the most common plants you will encounter.n Brief descriptions of the most frequently visited parks and reserves in the Amazon and Pantanal regions.Easy-to-carry, entertainingly written, beautifully illustrated - you will want to have this book as constant companion on your journey.
Publisher: Northampton, MA : Interlink Books, 2005
Characteristics: x, 491 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm