PeruBook - 2005
From the world-famous Machu Picchu Incan ruins high in the Andes Mountains, to Lake Titicaca in southern Peru, to the Iquitos area of Amazonian northeastern Peru, travellers want to experience tropical forests and other stunning habitats and catch glimpses of exotic wildlife: toucans and parrots, monkeys and anteaters, frogs and toads, crocodiles and snakes. In this book is all the information you need to find, identify, and learn about Peru's magnificent animal and plant life.- Identification and location information on Peru's most frequently seen animals.- Full-color illustrations of more than 500 of Peru's most common insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.- Up-to-date information on the ecology, behavior, and conservation of the animals.- Information on Peru's habitats and on the most common plants you will encounter.- Brief descriptions of Peru's most frequently visited parks and reserves.- Information on ecotourism in general and on conservation in Peru.Easy-to-carry, entertainingly written, beautifully illustrated - you will want to have this book as constant companion on your journey.
Publisher: Northampton, Mass. : Interlink Books, 2005.
Branch Call Number: 591.985 PEARSON
Characteristics: vii, 492 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some col.) ; 22 cm.