Familiar species, common plants, and natural phenomena are introduced in these beautifully illustrated guides to nature and the outdoors. Printed on laminated, water-resistant paper in a folded format, Pocket Naturalist® Guides are highly durable for use in the field as each title provides a portable reference to a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, butterflies, and insects. Nature enthusiasts, from the ultimate beginner to the seasoned explorer, will relish the abundance of detailed information packed within these handheld guides.
The most common wildlife species found in and around the Great Smoky Mountainsincluding the viceroy, the bluegill, the northern cardinal, and the black bearare highlighted in this pocket reference. A helpful map to the area’s wildlife sanctuaries is also included, giving intrepid nature explorers ample suggestions for locating and identifying more than 140 species collected within this portable guide.