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Peru (Travellers' Wildlife Guide)
(2nd ed.)
David L. Pearson and Les Beletsky

5 1/2" x 8 1/2" • 520 pages • full-color throughout
ISBN 9781566565455 • paperback • $29.95

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.

 David L. Pearson and Les Beletsky are co-authors of Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands in this series

David L. Pearson is a Research Professor in the Department of Biology at Arizona State University. He has studied habitats from desert grasslands and coral atolls to tropical rain forests and has written more than 75
scientific articles.

Les Beletsky
is a professional wildlife biologist and university zoology teacher. He is the author of numerous wildlife guides including Costa Rica in the same series.

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