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Most significantly, the average histories of the residing animals are given intimately, and just about all species - together with many color versions - are depicted in huge, full-colour photos. whereas "Reptiles of the Solomon Islands" is basically a box advisor, it truly is compiled in any such method as to be of use not just for pro biologists operating within the box or museum, but additionally for the curiosity of beginner naturalists and visitors in Solomon Islands. in reality, a person with an appreciation for the common background of this team of gorgeous South Pacific islands will locate this booklet a precious addition to their library. Michael McCoy lived in Solomon Islands for 26 years, operating as a photographer and author. He has released a number of books, labored as a expert on a couple of tv documentaries, and his photos have seemed generally in nearby and overseas courses. He now lives in Australia. "During the 26 years Mike McCoy lived within the Solomons, he visited approximately all of the islands within the archipelago and is commonly considered as one of many most suitable gurus at the reptile fauna of the Solomons. he's additionally a very talented photographer with a willing eye for aspect, an indefatigable box employee and an previous and shut buddy. because the booklet of the 1st box consultant in 1980, he has endured his experiences, making many extra discoveries, and this positive publication is the end result of these efforts." - Allen Allison Ph.D., vp technology, Bishop Museum, Honolulu.

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