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Galapagos: A Natural History

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Details the natural history of the plants & animals found in the Galapagos Islands. This title discusses management and conservation of the Galapagos National Park, and includes visitor information and notes about the various tourist sites. It offers an index & checklist of plants & animals with page references & a glossary of technical terms. Hide synopsis

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Hoapili

General Guide to Galapagos

by Hoapili on Feb 28, 2009

Although a bit dated, this is the best one volume guide to all aspects of Galapagos natural history (geology, climate, plants and animals) I've found. If you are on a tour, the licensed guides required for entry to most of the archipelago are usually grad students, so a guide book is less needed than most places, but it's worthwhile if you want to bone up in advance or check facts you're not sure you took in by ear.

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