Summary: This work has been extensively revised and updated by the author. The easy-to-use text details the natural history of the plants and animals found in the Galapagos Islands. A well-illustrated and annotated list of the dominant plants according to vegetation zone is included. Of particular note is the discussion of the problems of colonisation by founding populations, biological evolution, and ecology, and of the evolutionary processes bringing about species diversity ...show more. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: REV 93
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