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9 edition of A Gap in Nature found in the catalog.

A Gap in Nature

Discovering the World"s Extinct Animals

by Tim Flannery

  • 130 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Atlantic Monthly Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Animal Populations,
  • Mammals,
  • Nature,
  • World - General,
  • Animals,
  • Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Extinct animals

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPeter Schouten (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8346579M
    ISBN 100871137976
    ISBN 109780871137975

    Buy A Gap in Nature: Discovering the World's Extinct Animals: NHBS - Timothy Flannery, Peter Schouten, William Heinemann , book reviews and letters. Subscriptions from £30 per year that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes.   Having set the stage, A Gap in Nature devotes pages to each of species that have either vanished or are almost gone. Working from drawings, scarce specimens, and written journals, wildlife artist Peter Shouten created life-size paintings of each animal which are reproduced in nice detail in the book.5/5(2).

      "A Gap in Nature" is a truly extraordinary book. It gives details of many species that are lost to us forever. The illustrations are beautiful. Each species that is covered has a matching picture, its range, and reasons why it became extinct/5(32).   This book was written to connect children with outdoor activities, exploring, andbeing adventurous. Our future generations need to know why it is important to appreciate finite nature. Highly recommended for parents, grandparents, teachers, park Author: Tanya Hendricks.

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It's for this reason that A GAP IN NATURE is such an important book authors Flannery and Schouten are showing the world its extinct animals, showing us a history that we should heed. Flannery, the director of the South Australian Museum in Adelaide, and Schouten, a wildlife illustrator who has received two Whitney Awards, have collaborated.

Gap in Nature by Tim Flannery. Since humans first wandered from their original habitat in Africa, over fifty millennia ago, they have radically altered the environment wherever they have gone, often at the cost of the animals who’d ruled the wild before mankind’s arrival.

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