Lost Land of the Dodo: The Ecological History of Mauritius, Reunion and Rodrigues

Lost Land of the Dodo: The Ecological History of Mauritius, Reunion and Rodrigues

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The Mascarene islands in the southern Indian Ocean - Mauritius, Réunion and Rodrigues - were once home to an extraordinary range of birds and reptiles. Evolving on these isolated volcanic islands in the absence of mammalian predators or competitors, the land was dominated by giant tortoises, parrots, skinks and geckos, burrowing boas, flightless rails & herons, and of course (in Mauritius) the Dodo. Uninhabited and only discovered in the 1500s, colonisation by European… (more)

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Publisher: Poyser (January 01, 2009)

Format: EPUB

File size: 28 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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