Item description for Monkeys of the Amazon (Wildlife Monographs) by Nick Gordon...
Overview Part of a series of colour books led by photographs and text charting wild animals on their home terrain, this book features Amazonian monkeys. They range in size from Pygmy Marmosets just 115 gms weight and around 10 cm high, when fully grown, to the largest Amazonian species, Humboldt's Woolly monkeys, who weigh in at up to 10 kg and 70 cm high.
These enchanting, fascinating creatures range in size from the Pygmy Marmosets, from a quarter of a pound to around 4 inches tall, to the largest Humboldt's Woolly monkeys, weighing in at up to 20 pounds and over 2 feet tall. For all their numbers - so far 209 species identified - these monkeys live well camouflaged, high up in the thick, tangled vegetation of the rainforest canopy. Nick Gordon's wonderful pictures and vivid text reveals their secret lives.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 8" Height: 9.75" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date Apr 30, 2007
Publisher Evans Mitchell Books
ISBN 1901268101 ISBN13 9781901268102
Availability 0 units.
More About Nick Gordon
British wildlife photographer and filmmaker, Nick Gordon, has spent over 12 years of his life in Amazonia, photographing the amazing rain forest, plant life, cats, primates, tribes and the way they live.