Georgia's Amazing Coast

Georgia's Amazing Coast

Natural Wonders From Alligators to Zoea

Book - 2003
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Fun and learning come together in Georgia's Amazing Coast , an inviting collection of one hundred short, self-contained features about the flora, fauna, and natural history of that fascinating place where land meets sea. Each page includes a full-color illustration and breezy, fact-filled commentary on coastal wildlife from fifty-foot-long northern right whales to single-cell plankton, from shy coyotes to overbearingly sociable sand gnats.

Readers will learn about the lifespan of the gopher tortoise, the acting talents of the hognose snake, the health benefits of eating pawpaws, the importance of tidal fluctuations, and much more. Written for the general reader, yet solidly researched, Georgia's Amazing Coast will spark our sense of wonder and inspire us to learn even more about our natural heritage and what all of us can do to preserve it.

Publisher: Athens, GA : University of Georgia Press, c2003.
ISBN: 9780820325330
Call Number: 508.758 BRYANT
Characteristics: p.
Subjects: Natural history -- Georgia -- Atlantic Coast.
Additional Contributors: Davidson, George 1952-


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