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Ecology of western Masailand, East Africa.

Lee M. Talbot

Ecology of western Masailand, East Africa.

by Lee M. Talbot

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Masai (African people),
  • Ecology -- Tanzania

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUniversity Microfilms. Publications -- no. 64-2144
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination5, 454 .
    Number of Pages454
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15133928M

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    The blue wildebeest exhibits sexual dimorphism, with males being larger and darker than blue wildebeest is typically between – cm (67–94 in) in head-and-body length. The average height of the species is – cm (45–57 in). [19] While males weigh up to kg ( lb), females seldom exceed kg ( lb). [20] A characteristic feature is the long, black tail. This book follows in the spirit of The Limnology, Climatology, and Paleoclimatology of the East African Lakes, published in , but has a somewhat different purpose. The previous publication also included original science results, but it was conceived to review the state of knowledge, identify critical problems, and point to new paths of inquiry.

    The map of ecological regions of West Africa captures the variety and complexity of West Africa’s landscapes and presents a way of organizing them into smaller units. Ecological regions, or ecoregions, are areas of relative homogeneity with respect to ecological systems involving the interrelationships of plants, animals, and their environment. Rangeland management and ecology in East Africa D. J. Pratt, J. R. Blackie, M. D. Gwynne Hodder and Stoughton, Mar 1, - Technology & Engineering - pages.


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