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

Alberta Wildlife: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Animals By James Kavanagh, Leung Raymond (Illustrator), Waterford Press Cover Image
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Description


Alberta's provincial mammal -- the Bighorn Sheep -- embodies the ruggedness of the high-altitude land it inhabits. The Rocky Mountains comprise one of Alberta's six distinct Natural Regions, making the province a hub for wildlife. Though thousands of animals call Alberta home, this beautifully illustrated collection of 140 of the most common and familiar mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, and insects covers the vast majority of what you are likely to encounter in your explorations and learning forays. The ecoregion map featuring over 20 wildlife-viewing hotspots is especially useful. Laminated for durability, the folding pocket guide Alberta Wildlife is the ideal companion for educators, learners, naturalists, and wildlife enthusiasts. 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: 9781583552810
ISBN-10: 1583552812
Publisher: Waterford Press
Publication Date: December 16th, 2016
Pages: 12
Language: English
Series: Pocket Naturalist Guide