North Carolina Wildlife: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Animals (Paperback)

North Carolina Wildlife: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Animals By James Kavanagh, Waterford Press, Leung Raymond (Illustrator) Cover Image
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This is the long, catalog/marketing description of the product.Across North Carolina's three major biomes -- coastal, mountain, and piedmont -- is a multitude of animals living throughout the Tarheel State's varied topography and many unique habitats. Great Smoky Mountain National Park is one of the best places in North America to find salamanders. Coastal Cape Hatteras is a mecca for seabirds and shorebirds. Black Bears roam high-altitude boreal forests. State mammal Eastern Gray Squirrel is found primarily in hardwood forests. There is so much to learn when it comes to North Carolina's wildlife, and it can be both exciting and a bit overwhelming to sift through so many species. It helps, then, to establish a foundation of knowledge based on a smaller group of the most familiar animals. You can do this with the portable reference North Carolina Wildlife, which features beautiful illustrations of 140 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, butterflies, and other insects as well as an ecoregion map showing over 20 wildlife-viewing hotspots and learning sites. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, 12-panel folding pocket guide is the ideal companion for educators, learners, naturalists, birders, and wildlife enthusiasts who wish to connect more meaningfully with the land through its attendant animals. Made in the USA.

About the Author


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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781583552537
ISBN-10: 1583552537
Publisher: Waterford Press
Publication Date: February 2nd, 2017
Pages: 12
Language: English
Series: Pocket Naturalist Guide