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Amazon Wildlife Insight Guide

Amazon Wildlife Insight Guide

Amazon Wildlife Insight Guide

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From the source of the Amazon in the Andes to the bustling docks in Manaus, and from pristine national parks to massive industrial projects, this guide contains useful maps and writings which vividly convey a sense of being there.

Amazon Wildlife Insight Guide Summary

This guide includes 19 features covering the area's habitats, wildlife and culture, ranging from the poison-dart frog's nightly chorus to the shamanistic traditions of the 130 remaining indigenous tribes; a region by region visitor's guide to the sights, and a comprehensive travel tips section packed with essential contact addresses and numbers. Plus hundreds of photographs and maps.

Table of Contents

Maps: Amazonian Vegetation; Colombia; Venezuela; The Guianas; Trinidad; Ecuador; Peru; Bolivia; Amazonia; Manaus; Belem; Southeast Brazil; Inside front cover - Wildlife Parks and Reserves; Inside back cover - The Amazon Region. Introduction & Environment: Nature's Greatest Show; Geography; The Amazon River; Habitats and Vegetation; Bromeliads; A Sampling of Flora. Fauna: Mammals; Birds; Reptiles; Frogs; Fish; Insects. Human Impact: Indigenous Peoples; The Amazon Today; Conservation Strategies; Endangered Animals; The Bird Trade; Travelling in the Amazon. Places: Introduction; Western Colombia; Santa Marta; Bogota to the Amazon; Venezuela; The Guianas; Trinidad; Ecuador; Peru; Bolivian Amazonia; Brazil Introduction; Manaus; Forest Lodges; Riverboat Expeditions; Pico da Neblina; Amazonia National Park; Belem; Marajo Island; Pantanal; Bras lia National Park; The Atlantic Forest; Parks Close to Rio de Janeiro; Iguacu. Features: Shamanism; Land Ownership; Genocide; Manaus Fish Market; Floating Meadows; Rondonia; Rio Trombetas; The Jari Project; Tome-Acu. Travel Tips - Highlights: Colombia; Venezuela; The Guianas; Trinidad & Tobago; Ecuador; Peru; Bolivia; Brazil. Glossary; Further Reading.

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