Singapore: Editions Didier Millet Pty Ltd, 2011. Quarto, dustwrapper, colour photographs, maps, other illustrations.
This is a magnificently illustrated and superbly written guide to the unique and simply astounding biodiversity of Singapore. Singapore is home to an astounding diversity of life - from the bizarre looking Antlion to the engagingly named Slipper Limpet, and from the endangered Banded Leaf Monkey to the ocean dwelling Zebra Shark. This superbly illustrated volume - written by the foremost authorities on the natural environment of Singapore and based on the latest data and fieldwork - features 23 essays exploring the concepts of biodiversity, ecosystems, and sustainability, and describes more than 40,000 non-microbial species that make up the island's unique biodiversity. With its more than 2,000 full-colour photographs, illustrations and maps, engaging and informative text, this is a must-have volume for anyone interested in the astonishing variety of wildlife found in Singapore.
Price: $65.00 AU