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New Zealand endangered species: birds, bats, reptiles, freshwater fishes, snails, and insects / illustrations by Noel W. Cusa, text by Ronald M. Lockley

By: Cusa, Noel W.
Contributor(s): Lockley, R. M. (Ronald Mathias), 1903-2000.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Cassell New Zealand, 1980Description: iv, 150 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 30 cm.ISBN: 0908572220.Subject(s): NEW ZEALAND | CONSERVATION | ENDANGERED TAXA | BATS | BIRDS | REPTILES | GASTROPODS | FRESHWATER FISH | FRESHWATER SNAILS | INSECTSHoldings: GRETA POINT: 502.172(931) CUS
Contents:
Map of New Zealand and outlying lands – Preface – The Illustrations -- Part 1. Rare birds in danger of extinction – Part 2. Endangered but less rare birds – Part 3. Special but not endangered species – Short-tailed bat – Tuatara – Lizards – Frogs – Freshwater fishes – Native land snails – Rare and endangered invertebrate species -- Part 4. History of extinction – The New Zealand paradise – Causes of extinction – Origins – Paradise invaded – Sea and water birds – Man the destroyer – Pakeha poison -- Part 5. The future – National parks – The forestry service – The wildlife service – Island reserves – Sub-Antarctic islands – The conservation conscience – The World Wildlife Fund – Acknowledgements – References – Index.
Summary: Comprehensive illustrated guide to the animal, birds, fish etc. species of New Zealand which are in danger of become extinct.
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BOOK BOOK WELLINGTON BOOKS 502.172(931) CUS 1 Available B019431

Map of New Zealand and outlying lands – Preface – The Illustrations -- Part 1. Rare birds in danger of extinction – Part 2. Endangered but less rare birds – Part 3. Special but not endangered species – Short-tailed bat – Tuatara – Lizards – Frogs – Freshwater fishes – Native land snails – Rare and endangered invertebrate species -- Part 4. History of extinction – The New Zealand paradise – Causes of extinction – Origins – Paradise invaded – Sea and water birds – Man the destroyer – Pakeha poison -- Part 5. The future – National parks – The forestry service – The wildlife service – Island reserves – Sub-Antarctic islands – The conservation conscience – The World Wildlife Fund – Acknowledgements – References – Index.

Comprehensive illustrated guide to the animal, birds, fish etc. species of New Zealand which are in danger of become extinct.

GRETA POINT: 502.172(931) CUS

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