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The land and wildlife of tropical Asia

Sidney Dillon Ripley

The land and wildlife of tropical Asia

by Sidney Dillon Ripley

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Published by Time, inc. [school and library distribution by Silver Burdett Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history -- Asia, Southeastern,
  • Natural history -- South Asia

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby S. Dillon Ripley and the editors of Life.
    SeriesLife nature library
    ContributionsTime-Life Books.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 p.
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23249927M

    In a tropical rainforest it rains regularly throughout the year. Tropical forests are the home to a huge number of animal species. In fact, the number of species living in these two types of tropical forests is more than all other habitats combined. More tropical forest information; Animals of the Tropical Forest: Tropical Forest Animals. Dec 21,  · Tropical rain forests are home to the majority of plant and animal species in the world. Wildlife in the tropical rain forest is very diverse. Animals include a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and insects. Examples are: monkeys, gorillas, jaguars, anteaters, lemurs, snakes, bats, frogs, butterflies, and ants. Rain forest creatures have characteristics such as bright colors, distinctive .

    The rare animals are particularly under threat due to the destruction of the tropical rainforests and wildlife trade. After the number of tigers has been drastically reduced, leopards are seen as a substitute by many Asians, namely Chinese, for alleged (false) medical reasons, e.g. as an aphrodisiac. Nov 22,  · The tropical wet and dry climate is part of the climate classification system that groups climates based on vegetation. The tropical climate is characterized by a wet season and a dry season. It is located between 5 and 25 degrees latitude, in Central and South America, Africa, Australia and Asia.

    The stability of rainforest margins has been identified as a critical factor in the preservation of tropical forests, e.g., in Southeast Asia, one of the world’s most extensive rainforest regions. This book contains a selection of contributions presented at an international symposium on "Land Use, Nature Conservation and the Stability of. The richest in plant species are Amazon forests, but in general all tropical forests have an incredible variety of trees. WWF is committed to conserving the world's rainforests, not only because of the incredible wealth of plants and animals, but for the benefit of the indigenous peoples who call these forests their home.


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The Land and Wildlife of Tropical Asia Hardcover – June, by S. Dillon Ripley (Author), Color Photographs (Illustrator) Be the first to review this item See all Cited by: 2. Sadly, much of the wildlife and wild places described have suffered immensely since the book's publication, Asia being at the forefront of environmental devastation today.

As such, this title is to be treasured as part of the historical record providing us a snapshot in time of a biologically splendid and irreplaceable natural 4/5. The land and wildlife of tropical Asia, (Book, ) [inspirationdayevents.com] Get this from a library.

The land and wildlife of tropical Asia. [S Dillon Ripley] -- This discussion of Southeastern Asia covers the geography of this tropical region, its vegetation, animals, and the medley of people living there. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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After an introduction on geography there are chapters on monkeys,old animals,introduced animals,birds reptiles,amphibians and insects plus a chapter on rivers and thier inhabitants.5/5(1).

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The Ecology of Tropical East Asia, 2nd edition Tropical East Asia is home to over one billion people and faces massive human impacts from its rising population and rapid economic growth. Title: Nature Library Series.

(Book Reviews: The Land and Wildlife of Tropical Asia) Book Authors: Ripley, S. Dillon: Review Author: Coolidge, Harold J. Fauna of Asia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. The tiger is one of the biggest carnivorous mammals in Asia.

All the animals living in Asia and its surrounding seas and islands are considered the fauna of Asia. Since there is no natural biogeographic boundary in the west between Europe and Asia, the term "fauna of Asia" is somewhat elusive.

The first of a series designed to cover all tropical rain forests in the world. This is a visual portfolio of detailed maps of Asia, accompanied by a text which seeks to analyze the extent and causes of deforestation and to point a way towards sustainable forest development.

The Life Nature Library is a series of 25 hardbound books published by Time-Life between andwith revisions to It has been translated from. Jun 29,  · What Animals Live In Asia. These countries have tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, shrub lands, forest, and swamps, all ideal habitats for the Indian rhinoceros.

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) classifies the Indian Rhinoceros as a vulnerable species. It faces threats from sport hunting, human-rhino. Bionetwork. In tropical Asia, the distribution and character of the rainforest changes with elevation in the mountains.

In Thailand, for instance, the area of tropical forests could increase from 45% to 80% of the total forest cover, while in Sri Lanka, a substantial change in dry forest and decrease in wet forest.

Jun 03,  · Tropical rainforests lie in the equatorial zone, between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn. Tropical rainforests are characterized by wet and humid climatic conditions, along with dense forest cover.

These forests can be located in Australia, Asia, South America, Africa. Jan 01,  · About this book. This phenomenally successful guide to the wealth and variety of fish in Australia's tropical waters – including the Great Barrier Reef – and South-East Asia has been further updated and expanded.Tropical rainforests lie in the equatorial zone between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn.

This ecosystem is characterized by high average temperatures, humidity levels, and a significant amount of rainfall. These forests can be found in Asia, Australia, Africa, South America, Central America.Southeast Asia - Southeast Asia - Plant life: The seasonal nature and pattern of Southeast Asia’s rainfall, as well as the region’s physiography, have strongly affected the development of natural vegetation.

The hot, humid climate and enormous variety of habitats have given rise to an abundance and diversity of vegetative forms unlike that in any other area of the world.