Island Africa: Evolution of Africa's Animals and Plants

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This text examines the flora and fauna of the African continent by viewing it as a complex mosaic of landlocked islands; islands which vary from isolated forests in oceans of grassland to lakes in seas of land. Each of these islands represents a snapshot of millions of years of evolution. The author highlights representative species, and as the reader is led around continental Africa, a pattern emerges which provides a deeper understanding of the complexity of the biology of Africa. The author was born in Tanzania and now ...

Island Africa: Evolution of Africa's Animals and Plants 1990, Collins, London

ISBN-13: 9780002194433

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