Chinese Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide

by WALTERS, Martin
Chinese Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide

Chinese Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide

by WALTERS, Martin

Format: Paperback

Code: 13041

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This guide offers information on both identification and where to find the birds
China is home to a remarkable variety of unusual wildlife, including many rare and threatened species under conservation. This new wildlife guide provides a colourful introduction to the species of a country that is beginning to emerge as a fascinating destination for natural history enthusiasts.

Visitors can discover a range of habitats: the huge deserts of the northwest and the Tibetan Plateau, forested mountain slopes and the rivers, lakes and steamy tropical forests of the deep south. Interesting features on medicinal plants, rare cranes and, of course, the giant panda supplement animal and habitat listings.

Accessible and beautifully illustrated, Chinese Wildlife will appeal both to the first-time visitor and the serious naturalist seeking a compact volume. It is also a great souvenir.

• The only guidebook on the market dedicated to China's wildlife.

• Around 200 first-class photographs illustrating China's most interesting species.

• All major animal groups covered: mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates, with habitats and plantlife. An introduction to what to see and where to see it, with maps, tips, and color photos of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects. Includes Key World Heritage sites, marine and nature reserves.

ISBN: 9781841622200

Publisher: Bradt

Year of Publication: 2008

Page Count: 202

Weight: 1 lb