An observer's guide to all the wildlife that can be found in the various ecological zones in the United State's western states. Zones include: prairie, desert, forest and the river, pond, marsh areas. Each habitat supports a variety of plant and animal life that is special to it; together they make up ecological sustems that are remarkable for their finely tuned and complex interactions as for their diversity and beauty. While concentrating on Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona; the book also covers portions of Kansas, North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Texas, California, Oregon, Canada, Mexico. Included are ten National Parks: Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Wind Cave, Big Bend, Glacier, Rocky Mountain, Grand Canyon, Mesa Verde, Bryce Canyon, and Zion. Five deserts: Mojave, Painted Desert, Chihuahuan, Great Basin, Sonoran. Natural glories such as Tallgrass Prairie, Mixed Grass Plains, Great Salt Flats, Death Valley, Black Hills. A multitude of state parks, national monuments, wildlife refuges, and recreation areas. This is a most rewarding book for children and adults and covers so much more.
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Book Description Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0030536715