Costa Rica : The Ecotravellers' Wildlife Guide
Les Beletsky provides the tourist to South America with an invaluable handbook to natural history, ecology, and wildlife habitats. The readable, informative text along with photos and drawings will help the ecotourist to identify animals encountered on their visit. Also included are lists of wildlife reserves and other ecologically significant sites with up-to-date conservation techniques in Costa Rica. It is the only book that gives the reader a mix of natural history, ecology, conservation, species identification and site guide all in one volume. Features: * The only guide to Costa Rica to combine general ecological information with basic species identification * Plates of species with photos of typical habitats and drawings of common plants * Lists of Reserves and sites to visit * Up-to-date text on conservation in Costa Rica
- Paperback | 350 pages
- 137.16 x 213.36 x 22.86mm | 771.1g
- 01 Sep 1998
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
- colour illustrations, b&w illustrations, index
Ecotravellers' Wildlife Guides have been hailed an "excellent series" by Birding World and an "inspired new concept in the field-guide genre" by Birding magazine.
Table of contents
Ecotourism - travel for the environmentally concerned; Costa Rica - ecotourism, geography, habitats, parks; how to use this book - ecology and natural history; conservation in Costa Rica; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals.