Lost Land of the Dodo: An Ecological History of Mauritius, Réunion & Rodrigues

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T & AD Poyser, 2008 - Biogeography - 464 pages
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The Mascarene Islands - Mauritius, Reunion and Rodrigues - were once home to an extraordinary range of birds and reptiles. This book provides a comprehensive account of the story of the islands' ecology. It includes maps and illustrations of the animals and plants, and looks in detail at each extinct vertebrate species."

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A thorough ecological study of the Mascarene islands: Mauritius, Réunion, and Rodrigues. Cheke and Hume explore the islands century-by-century, discussing the various animal and plant species and the ... Read full review

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For many years, Anthony Cheke was involved in the conservation of the avifauna of many of the islands and atolls of the Indian Ocean, and he has written extensively on these birds...Julian Hume is an author and artist who specialises in producing accurate renditions of recently extinct species.

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