|Author||: Jane Whitten|
|Publisher||: Tuttle Publishing|
|Total Pages||: 66|
|Rating||: 4/5 (09 Downloads)|
Download or read book Tropical Wildlife written by Jane Whitten and published by Tuttle Publishing. This book was released on 1998-08-15 with total page 66 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This illustrated nature guide provides extensive information on the many diverse animals in Southeast Asia. The Southeast Asian countries of Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia lie within one of the most biologically rich regions on Earth. Glaciers, extensive swamps, savanna, grassy plains, tall mountains and many different types of forest cover this remarkable area. An incredible variety of wildlife occurs in Southeast Asia—altogether about 550 species of mammals, over 500 species of reptiles, and over 500 species of amphibians. This handy nature guide provides an excellent introduction to 86 of these fascinating species, many unique to the region. Written by Jane Whitten, an authority on Southeast Asian wildlife, this book combines a wealth of zoological information with stunning color photographs by renown wildlife photographer Alain Compost.