Australia's Dangerous Animals: A Folding Pocket Guide to Potentially Harmful Species (Paperback)

Australia's Dangerous Animals: A Folding Pocket Guide to Potentially Harmful Species By James Kavanagh, Waterford Press, Leung Raymond (Illustrator) Cover Image

Australia's Dangerous Animals: A Folding Pocket Guide to Potentially Harmful Species (Paperback)

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One of the most the most dangerous places for humans to live on earth, Australia is home to a variety of creatures that can severely injure humans on land and in the water. From the giant saltwater crocodile and great white shark to the tiny red-backed spider and dozens of poisonous snakes, travelers and residents alike now have a handy pocket reference that covers the creatures to watch out for, how to avoid encounters and basic first aid on how to treat different injuries. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 50 dangerous species. Made in the USA.

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Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.
Product Details ISBN: 9781583558881
ISBN-10: 1583558888
Publisher: Waterford Press
Publication Date: April 10th, 2015
Pages: 12
Language: English
Series: Pocket Naturalist Guide