Wildlife of the Deserts

Author: Frederic H. Wagner

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Incorporated


Category: Science

Page: 231

View: 874

Vividly depicts the harsh beauty and colorful variety of the desert environment, revealing the extreme and often amazing adaptations of its wildlife

The National Wildlife Federation's Wildlife Watcher's Handbook

Author: Joe La Tourette

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks


Category: Nature

Page: 176

View: 827

The National Wildlife Federation's Wildlife Watcher's Handbook from Joe La Tourette and the National Wildlife Federation is an authoritative guide to when, where, and how to watch North American animals in their natural habitats.
Social Science

The Arab of the Desert (RLE Saudi Arabia)

Author: H.R.P. Dickson

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Social Science

Page: 728

View: 197

H.R.P. Dickson had the good fortune to spend many years among the Badawin, living and travelling with them as one of them in their own tents. In this book, first published in 1949, the author uses his great experience and knowledge to reveal all aspects of the lives of the nomadic desert Arabs, from social systems to marriage and children, from faith to food, sandstorms, warfare and hunting. The Arab of the Desert is truly a wealth of information, informed by personal insight and anecdotes.

Animals of the Sahara | Wildlife of the Desert | Encyclopedias for Children

Author: Baby Professor

Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC


Category: Nature

Page: 40

View: 681

What animals live in the harsh conditions of the Sahara? Take your first glimpse at them in the next pages! Though barren, you will be surprised to know that the Sahara is actually buzzing with life! Interesting facts and figures are included in this book for further discussion. Plus, there are cool photos to keep you interested in the subject, too!


Author: Patricia Levy

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish


Category: History

Page: 144

View: 306

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Sudan"--Provided by publisher.

Atlas of the World's Deserts

Author: Nathaniel Harris

Publisher: Taylor & Francis


Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 305

An illustrated look at the major deserts of the world includes coverage of how deserts form; variations in weather, topography, and geography; desert plants and their adaptations; creatures of the desert; and resource extraction and its consequences.
Juvenile Nonfiction

The Amazon and the Sahara

Author: Orli Zuravicky

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 410

Compares the the climate, animals, plants, and population of two very different ecosystems--the Amazon rain forest and the Sahara desert--to demonstate the use of two different types of graphs.

Wildlife of the Tibetan Steppe

Author: George B. Schaller

Publisher: University of Chicago Press


Category: Nature

Page: 383

View: 314

The Chang Tang, the vast, remote Tibetan steppe, is one of the most forbidding places on earth. Yet this harsh land is home to a unique assemblage of large mammals, including Tibetan antelope, gazelle, argali sheep, wild ass, wild yak, wolves, snow leopards, and others. Since 1985, George B. Schaller and his Chinese and Tibetan co-workers have surveyed the flora and fauna of the Chang Tang. Their research provides the first detailed look at the natural history of one of the world's least known ecosystems.