This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the wildlife of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Approximately 550 species are described and illustrated, including all birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians known to inhabit the area.A Complete Reference Manual John H. Rappole ... including the following: 1) forest cover in the eastern United States declined from agt;90% in 1600 to about 30 % in 1900, recovering to almost ... to protection for some species, e.g., Diamond- backed Terrapin, White-tailed Deer, and Wild Turkey; 3) extensive poisoning of riveranbsp;...
|Title||:||Wildlife of the Mid-Atlantic|
|Author||:||John H. Rappole|
|Publisher||:||University of Pennsylvania Press - 2007-07-30|