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Flora & fauna of the Caribbean

Peter R. Bacon

Flora & fauna of the Caribbean

an introduction to the ecology of the West Indies

by Peter R. Bacon

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Published by Key Caribbean Publications in Port of Spain, Trinidad (P.O. Box 21, Port of Spain) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies.
    • Subjects:
    • Ecology -- West Indies.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesFlora and fauna of the Caribbean.
      Statementby Peter R. Bacon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH109.A1 B33 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination319 p. :
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3822290M
      LC Control Number81132001

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      Our tropical Caribbean climate facilitates our renowned diverse ecosystems. It shelters, nurtures and stimulates the beautiful plants and animals life in Jamaica. Jamaica's plant life however has changed considerably over the centuries. flora and fauna The tropical rain forest is the most diverse biome on earth. It is full of some of the most interesting plants and animals on this earth from frogs that can kill just from touching them to adorable cats that can walk down trees upside down.


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In addition, an introductory section focuses on the unique characteristics of the Caribbean’s fauna and flora, the threats faced by both, and some of the steps being taken to sustain the area’s extraordinary natural heritage. Wildlife of the Caribbean is the essential field guide for learning about the living wonders in this area of the by: 1.

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In addition, an introductory section focuses on the unique characteristics of the Caribbean’s fauna and flora, the threats faced by both, and some of the steps being taken to sustain the area’s extraordinary natural heritage.

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Bacon. Published by Key Caribbean Publications in Port of Spain, Trinidad (P.O. Port of Spain). Written in EnglishPages: Americas and the Caribbean is a diverse region brimming with natural wonders. Its landscapes range from rugged mountains and arid deserts to lush and fertile rainforests, and from cold, turbulent oceanic waters and roaring rivers to warm, crystal-clear tropical seas.

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