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No Species Is an Island: Bats, Cacti, and Secrets of the Sonoran Desert

By Theodore H. Fleming with illustrations by Kim Kanoa Duffek

UA Press

If you're interested in the ecology of Southern Arizona, No Species Is an Island is the book for you. University of Miami biology professor Theodore H. Fleming explains why the Sonoran Desert is the most biologically diverse in the world, while Arizona-Sonora Desert Musuem horticulturist Kim Kanoa Duffek's illustrations give you a good idea of what the flora and fauna look like. This slim volume is the perfect gift for the naturalist on your list.


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