Galápagos WildlifeBook - 1999
Galapagos Wildlife focuses on the unique inhabitants of the Pacific islands west of Ecuador which have intrigued visitors and natural history enthusiasts ever since Charles Darwin's fist visit on HMS Beagle. Written and illustrated by licensed Galapagos tour guides, Galapagos Wildlife covers every aspect of both land and marine wildlife. From the giant tortoises that gave their name to the island to the 13 species of Darwin's finches, readers will be by turns fascinated, amused and amazed. This guide contains over 120 color photographs, island habitats, conservation and ecology and visitor sites with full-color trail plans. (5 1/4 x 8 1/2, 144 pages, maps, color photos)
Publisher: Chalfont St. Peter, England : Bradt Publications ; Old Saybrook, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press, 1999.
Branch Call Number: 591/.986/65/Hor 6173mb 1
Characteristics: iv, 140 p. : col. ill., col. maps.
Alternative Title: Galápagos wildlife, a visitor's guide