Saguaro National Monument, Arizona
by Napier Shelton
Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office 1972
Number of pages: 117
This book is a simple account of the natural history of Saguaro National Monument. It is intended to help you understand the relationships between land, climate, plants, wild animals, and man in the environment of a hot desert. It includes brief profiles of many representative species.
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