AUSTRALIA AND THE PACIFIC ISLANDS by Allen Keast

AUSTRALIA AND THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

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A natural history of Australia and the Pacific Islands with an Australian biologist as guide takes the reader through ""the land of kangaroos, koalas, parrots, lyrebirds, bowerbirds, lungfishes, gum trees and the platypus,"" of eucalpyt forests and coral wonderlands; the jungles and mountain ranges of New Guinea and Melanesia, the kauri forests of New Zealand, volcanic Hawaii, tranquil Tahiti...249 illustrations, including 106 in color.

Publisher: Random House