Southwest Desert Wildlife Published by Smith-Southwestern, Inc.
The Desert Southwest: a barren, inhospitable, lonely land of sand, blazing sun, enless summer and dancing heat waves. This is the picture that come to mind for those unfamiliar with this strange land. But wait! Nothing could be farther from the truth. Look and you will see a land that, in spring, puts forth a breathtaking display of flora unrivaled anywhere in the world. Look again and you will see, on the sides of the desert mountains, the swiftly fleeing White-tailed Deer or his cousin, the lovely fleet-footed Pronghorn. And, what's that farther up the steep and rocky slope? A herd of Bighorn "Sheep showing off their prowess with might curing horns. If you are lucky, you may also catch a glimpse of the shy little Gray Fox or even the tawny Mountain Lion, America's biggest cat.
The Desert Southwest will surprise you with the diversity of its unique, fascinating and sometimes frightening, wildlife. But, you must know where to look. This book will help to sharpen your eyes, enhance your senses, and allow you to see, hear and experience the Desert Southwest.
Paperback, c1997, 32 p. : ill. 18 cm.
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