Tropical nature, and other essays by Alfred Russel Wallace

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Author Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913
LoC No. agr04000395
Title Tropical nature, and other essays
Original Publication London: Macmillan and Co., 1878.
Contents The climate and physical aspects of the equatorial zone -- Equatorial vegetation -- Animal life in the tropical forests -- Humming-birds: as illustrating the luxuriance of tropical nature -- The colours of animals and sexual selection -- The colours of plants and the origin of the colour-sense -- By-paths in the domain of biology -- The distribution of animals as indicating geographical changes.
Credits Aaron Adrignola, Neil Mercer and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive)
Language English
LoC Class QH: Science: Natural history
Subject Natural history -- Tropics
Subject Tropics
Subject Ecology -- Tropics
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EBook-No. 73563
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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