The Endangered Species Road Trip

The Endangered Species Road Trip

English | July 23, 2013 | ISBN: 155365935X | EPUB | 272 Pages | 2.5 MB

Bill Bryson meets John Vaillant in this life list quest to see the rarest species in North America.

Crammed into a minivan with wife, toddler, infant, and dog, accompanied by mounds of toys, diapers, tent, sleeping bags, and other paraphernalia, Cameron MacDonald embarks on a road trip of a lifetime to observe North America's rarest species. In California, the family camps in the brutally hot Mojave, where he observes a desert tortoise-"the size and shape of a bike helmet and the colour of gravel" sitting motionless in the shade of a scrubby sagebush. In Yellowstone, after driving through unseasonal snow, he manages to spot a rare black wolf and numerous grizzlies, which, unfortunately, call forth a crowd of "grizzly gawkers." The journey takes the MacDonald family from British Columbia, along the west coast of the U.S., through the Southwest and Florida, up the east coast of the U.S., and finally to eastern Canada and then back home to BC.

Along the way, MacDonald offers fascinating details about the natural history of the endangered species he seeks, as well as threats like overpopulation, commercial fishing, and climate change that are driving them towards extinction.

Download:

http://longfiles.com/0acv2yjqm22r/The_Endangered_Species_Road_Trip.epub.html

[Fast Download] The Endangered Species Road Trip


Ebooks related to "The Endangered Species Road Trip" :
Joey Green's Amazing Pet Cures: 1,138 Simple Pet Remedies Using Everyday Brand-Name Products
Keys for Identifying Mexican Mammals, Revised and Updated Edition
Animal Rights: A Very Short Introduction
Joey: How a Blind Rescue Horse Helped Others Learn to See
Wilding: The return of nature to an English farm
A Bat Man in the Tropics: Chasing El Duende
András Bőhm: Waterbirds in Hungary
8 Ways to Avoid Probate, 6th Edition
Wildlife-Habitat Relationships: Concepts and Applications, 3rd Edition
Among Wolves: Gordon Haber's Insights into Alaska's Most Misunderstood Animal
Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.