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Asia's wildlife : a journey to the forests of hope / Fanny Lai & Bjorn Olesen ; editor, Yong Ding Li.

Lai, Fanny, (author. ).
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Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 591.95 LAI (Text) 78551000539303 Non-Fiction Reshelving -

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  • ISBN: 9780794608132
  • Physical Description: 265 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: Singapore : Periplus Editions, 2018.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-253) and index.
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Cambodia: the forests of Western Siem Pang -- India: the forests of Doyang, Nagaland -- Indonesia: the forests of Harapan -- Malaysia: the forests of Belum-Temengor -- Nepal: the forests of Bardia -- Philippines: the forests of Mount Irid-Angelo -- Sri Lanka: the forests of Sinharaja -- Vietnam: the forests of Khe Nuoc Trong.
Summary, etc.:
Come on a year-long photographic journey to the most remote and biodiverse forests in eight different countries in Asia and learn about rarely seen, let alone photographed, endangered animal species. Produced to raise funds and awareness of nature conservation through their Forest of Hope program; Asia's Wildlife is a mesmerizing account of the expedition taken by Fanny Lai and photographer, Bjorn Olesen to observe, photograph, and describe Asia's most distinctive animal species. Over 190 images and illustrations feature 129 different animal species, of which 72 are national endemics including: Giant Cloud Rats The Majestic Philippine Eagle The critically endangered Helmeted Hornbill And many, many more fascinating creatures! Ongoing conservation efforts to protect these precious forests are described as well as the real threats to the future. This book is a fascinating read that provides real insight into Tropical Asia's breath-taking forests and the rare species that inhabit them.
Subject: Natural history > Asia.
Natural history > Cambodia.
Natural history > India.
Natural history > Indonesia.
Natural history > Malaysis.
Natural history > Nepal.
Natural history > Philippines.
Natural history > Sri Lank.
Natural history > Vietnam.
Natural history > Asia > Pictorial works.
Ethnology > Asia.
Ethnology > Asia > Pictorial works.
Asia > Description and travel.
Asia > Pictorial works.

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