The Travellers' Wildlife Guides are aimed at environmentally conscious travellers for whom some of the best parts of any trip are glimpses of wildlife in natural settings.
The purpose of this series is to enhance enjoyment of a trip and enrich wildlife sightings by providing identifying information on the most frequently encountered animals in each of the represented countries.
With stunning color illustrations and photographs of amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds, this series is unique in that it aims to aid the visitor in identifying all types of vertebrate land animals while providing current information on the conservation statuses of the animals.
Not only for travellers, the Travellers' Wildlife Guides are for all those fascinated by wildlife and concerned about our environment.
Most travellers to Costa Rica want to experience its lush tropical forests and catch glimpses of exotic wildlife; toucans and parrots, hummingbirds and hawks, monkeys and big cats, frogs and toads, crocodiles, and (yes) snakes. Here is all the information you will need to find, identify and learn about Costa Rica's magnificent wildlife.
--Identification, distribution, and conservation information on Costa Rica's frequently spotted animals.
--Full-color illustrations of nearly 350 of Costa Rica's most common amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
--Up-to-date information on the ecology, behavior, and conservation of the families of animals to which the pictured species belong.
--Information on habitats and on the most common plants you will encounter.
--Brief descriptions of Costa Rica's most frequently visited parks and reserves.
--Information on ecotourism in general and on conservation in Costa Rica.
Easy-to-carry, entertainingly written, beautifully illustrated-you will want to have this book as constant companion on your journey.