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Out of Eden

An Odyssey of Ecological Invasion

Out of Eden( )
Author: Burdick, Alan
ISBN:978-0-374-53043-3
Publication Date:May 2006
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.00
Book Description:

Now as never before, exotic animals and plants are crossing the globe, borne on the swelling tide of human traffic to places where nature never intended them to be. Bird-eating snakes hitchhike to Hawaii in the landing gear of airliners; pernicious European zebra mussels, riding in ships' ballast water, disrupt aquatic ecosystems across the United States; feral camels and poisonous foreign toads plague Australia; giant Indonesian pythons lurk beneath homes in suburban Miami. As...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Ecology
Science / Life Sciences / Botany
Science / Life Sciences / Biology
Science / Life Sciences / Biological Diversity
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.79 Inches
Book Weight:0.99 Pounds



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