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A guide to the vanishing species of the Chesapeake watershed, which spans six states and the District of Columbia. An overview explores the major habitats of the region and the general threats to its diversity. Over fifty species accounts, ranging from the Virginia round-leaf birch to the Maryland darter to the peregrine falcon to the Delmarva fox squirrel to the Eastern cougar, tell the story of plants and animals on the brink of extinction. Color photographs, paintings, and species distribution maps accompany each entry.
Glossary. Index. 160 pages.