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A comparative analysis of geometric morphometrics across two Pseudemys turtle species in east central Virginia Kristin Dillard
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
The phylogeny of the turtle genus Pseudemys is poorly understood. In Virginia, many turtles have been found with indicator traits of both eastern river cooters (Pseudemys concinna concinna) and northern red bellied cooters (Pseudemys rubriventris). This study explores morphological evidence for hybridization between the two species across three riverine sites in east central Virginia.
Babaru of The South Seas an ethnographic novel by john olin
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Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781620309971
Mentored by anthropologist George Beal, sixteen-year old redhead Davy Match of Baltimore goes to the South Pacific in search of the endangered leatherback sea turtle and the Mota people who protect it. He joins a local boy, Abraham Iringikeri. They canoe their dugout over clear lagoons, walk through noisy rainforest, and ride the tail of a typhoon past a taboo headland. Their journey brings them face to face with a forest girl, a wild man, a sorcerer, and giant turtles and crocodiles. Joining the boys are Niki Motari from the village of Shell Money Reef and many other children and youths who make a courageous effort to protect Mother Babaru and restore the clan which carries her name. Th ...
Common Intertidal Life of Kino Bay's Rocky Coast Nathaniel Smith
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Size: 5.25" x 8"
Binding: Spiral Bound
This guide covers 71 of the most common algae and animals found in the rocky intertidal zone of Kino Bay in the state of Sonora, Mexico. Detailed species accounts are helpfully supplemented both by full color photographs and by fitful humor. If you visit or live in the area, you owe it to yourself to explore its rich biodiversity, and what better place to start than in some wet rocks?