By Bloomsbury Publishing
This fantastically illustrated concise consultant is filled with details at the natural world that may be present in Britain and the close to Continent, together with mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, bugs, molluscs, and crustaceans. It covers round two hundred species, all of that are illustrated with very good full-colour works of art. A concise written account masking dimension, description, voice, habitat, distribution and behavior appears to be like at the related web page because the representation for every species. The easy-to-follow layouts and very good artistic endeavors relief speedy and actual id, and make this e-book a useful reference open air in addition to at home.
To guard it opposed to the weather, the booklet is wrapped in a sturdy plastic pockets. additionally incorporated is a fold-out insert illustrating modifications among related species, and supporting in fast identification.
Renowned average heritage artists Sandra Doyle, Stuart Carter, David Daly and Lyn Wells painted the illustrations.
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The badger has for a few years occupied a special position within the British cognizance. although most folk have by no means noticeable one, the badger has turn into certainly one of Britain's best-loved animals. The variety of corporations that use the badger as a symbol, the variety of web content that includes information regarding badgers, and the variety of voluntary badger defense societies that exist are testomony to this popularity.
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