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The Resource Chasing kangaroos : a continent, a scientist, and a search for the world's most extraordinary creature, Tim Flannery

Chasing kangaroos : a continent, a scientist, and a search for the world's most extraordinary creature, Tim Flannery

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Chasing kangaroos : a continent, a scientist, and a search for the world's most extraordinary creature
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Chasing kangaroos
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a continent, a scientist, and a search for the world's most extraordinary creature
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Tim Flannery
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Language
eng
Summary
Conservationist Flannery draws on three decades of travel, research, and field work to craft a love letter to his native land and one of its most unique and beloved inhabitants: the kangaroo. Crisscrossing the continent, Flannery shows us how the destiny of this extraordinary creature is inseparable from the environment that created it. Along the way he uses encounters with ancient aboriginal cultures and eccentric fossil hunters, farmers and scientists, kangaroo advocates and kangaroo hunters, to explore how Australia's deserts and rainforests have shaped human responses to the continent--and how kangaroos have evolved to handle the resulting challenges. A synthesis of memoir, travel, natural history, and evolutionary science.--From publisher description
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  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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Chasing kangaroos : a continent, a scientist, and a search for the world's most extraordinary creature, Tim Flannery
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Originally published: Country : a continent, a scientist & a kangaroo. Melbourne : Text Pub., 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [253]-255) and index
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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ocm76263533
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
258 pages
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9780802118523
Lccn
2006052628
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Label
Chasing kangaroos : a continent, a scientist, and a search for the world's most extraordinary creature, Tim Flannery
Publication
Note
Originally published: Country : a continent, a scientist & a kangaroo. Melbourne : Text Pub., 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [253]-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm76263533
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9780802118523
Lccn
2006052628
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps

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