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Pac.QH541.5.I8Q35 1996
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TITLE: The song of the dodo : island biogeography in an age of extinction / David Quammen ; maps by Kris Ellingsen.
AUTHOR: Quammen, David, 1948-
PUBLISHED: New York : Scribner, c1996.
DESCRIPTION: 702 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. [648]-671) and index.
NOTES: Thirty six Persian throw rugs -- The man who knew islands -- So huge a bignes -- Rarity unto death -- Preston's bell -- The coming thing -- The hedgehog of the Amazon -- The song of the Indri -- World in pieces -- Message from Aru.
NOTES: Library Journal
NOTES: Publisher's Weekly
NOTES: Booklist
NOTES: Noting that island ecosystems have always suffered high rates of extinction and that human activity increasingly carves the landscape into island-like fragments, David Quammen examines the conditions in many island ecosystems around the world.
NOTES: Interest level: Adult
SUBJECT: Island ecology.
SUBJECT: Endangered species.
SUBJECT: Biogeography.

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