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Natural history of Trinidad and Tobago

Lutishoor Salisbury

Natural history of Trinidad and Tobago

a bibliography

by Lutishoor Salisbury

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Published by Main Library, University of the West Indies in St. Augustine, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Lutishoor Salisbury on the occasion of the first Trinidad and Tobago Natural History Festival sponsored by the Trinidad and Tobago Tourist Board, October 1-16, 1987.
SeriesBibliographic series ;, no. 7, Bibliographic series (University of the West Indies (Saint Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago). Library) ;, no. 7.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 92/08317 (Z)
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 42 p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1793984M
LC Control Number89193073

  Experience the abundant and diverse natural history of the islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Accompany Jason Radix, one of the country's best known, experienced and knowledgeable nature guides. Explore the many varied habitats and discover our rich populations of neotropical birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects and other wildlife with 5/5(). Scientific fact meets island folklore as Hans Boos presents more than sixty species of snakes found in the twin-island independent Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago. The culmination of thirty years of collecting and observing the snakes of these islands, The Snakes of Trinidad and Tobago engagingly informs readers about these often feared and misunderstood creatures/5(2).

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Trinidad and Tobago is home to one of the largest natural gas liquefaction facilities in the Western Hemisphere. The country produces about nine times more natural gas than crude oil on an energy equivalent basis with gas contributing about two-thirds of energy sector government revenue.   Tobago’s natural history Tobago was once joined to the South American mainland (but not to Trinidad!), and has inherited a continental legacy of plants, birds, insects, mammals and topography. Its small size, 21 miles long and seven miles wide, offers easy access to tropical rain forests, idyllic white sand beaches, waterfalls and lagoons.


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Natural history of Trinidad and Tobago by Lutishoor Salisbury Download PDF EPUB FB2

About this book. Bats of Trinidad and Tobago by Geoffrey A Gomes and Fiona A Reid, serves as a comprehensive natural history and field guide to all bat species recorded in Trinidad and Tobago.

It includes an introduction to bat biology, i.e. bat physiology and ecological habitats, species distribution, population status, dietary ecology, species reproduction biology, and. About this book. Language: English and scientific nomenclature.

Trinidad and Tobago Wildlife Guide is a laminated fold-out pocket guide measuring 24" by " (61 cm by 22 cm) when spread flat; " by " (9 cm by 22 cm) when folded to fit in a pocket or day pack. This is a pamphlet using water color illustrations to identify commonly found mammals, birds, 5/5(1).

The Snakes of Trinidad and Tobago (W. Moody Jr. Natural History Series Book 31) - Kindle edition by Boos, Hans. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Snakes of Trinidad and Tobago (W. Moody Jr. Natural History Series Book 31)/5(4). Trinidad and Tobago offers the world a unique heritage of neotropical South Amer-ican and Caribbean flora and fauna, including more than bird species, amongst the greatest diversity of.

Trinidad Tobago birds Natural history of Trinidad and Tobago book review – “Birds of Trinidad and Tobago” extra info. Number of pages = Book measurements = inches x inches Softback. Caribbean books are regularly updated, so if you are thinking of buying a copy of the ‘Birds of Trinidad and Tobago’ do make sure you purchase the latest edition.

Bats of Trinidad and Tobago provides thorough, jargon-free coverage of bat natural history with special emphasis on the essential ecosystem roles of bats. Readers will learn the benefits of conserving and living harmoniously with bats, overcome needless fear, find solutions to occasional nuisance problems and be endlessly fascinated by bat 5/5(1).

The history of Trinidad and Tobago begins with the settlements of the islands by Amerindians, specifically the Island Carib and Arawak peoples. Both islands were visited by Christopher Columbus on his third voyage in and claimed in the name of Spain.

Trinidad remained in Spanish hands untilbut it was largely settled by French colonists. Tobago changed. The first history of Trinidad and Tobago written at this level.

Give students a foundation in the history of Trinidad and Tobago and prepare them for their study of the wider Caribbean and other parts of the world.4/5(4). Zoologist and natural scientist Julian Kenny explores the wonders of Trinidad and Tobago's ecosystems from coral reefs and mountains, through lagoons, swamps, forests, caves and natural savannahs.

He takes an in-depth look into the island's biodiversity and also emphasises on conservation and sustainability.5/5. (shelved 1 time as trinidad-and-tobago) avg rating — 5, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is a country located at the southern tip of the Caribbean. It borders the countries of Grenada and was the first Caribbean country to host the Summit of the shares maritime boundaries with other nations including Barbados to the northeast, Guyana to the southeast, and Venezuela to the south and west.

Trinidad is the larger and more populous of the two major islands of Trinidad and island lies 11 km ( mi) off the northeastern coast of Venezuela and sits on the continental shelf of South America. It is often referred to as the southernmost island in the an area of 4, km 2 (1, sq mi), it is also the fifth largest in the West IndiesHighest point: El Cerro del Aripo.

About Julian Kenny. Julian Kenny was a former professor of zoology at the Trinidad campus of the University of the West Indies. His books include His books include Native Orchids of the Eastern Caribbean; Views from the Bridge (on freshwater fish); Views from the Ridge (exploration in natural history); Flowers of Trinidad and Tobago; and A Naturalist’s Notes: the Biological.

Bats of Trinidad and Tobago is one of the finest books thus far published about bats. It is thoroughly researched, provides comprehensive coverage of one of the world’s richest bat faunas and is outstandingly illustrated.

It is an easy and fascinating read for the layperson yet will also serve as an essential reference work for professional bat biologists. This book was one of his many gifts to the newly formed nation of Trinidad and Tobago, and aimed to redress the great injustice that the people did not know their own history.

De Rightest. Bats of Trinidad and Tobago provides thorough, jargon-free coverage of bat natural history with special emphasis on the essential ecosystem roles of bats. Readers will learn the benefits of conserving and living harmoniously with bats, overcome needless fear, find solutions to occasional nuisance problems and be endlessly fascinated by bat Author: Geoffrey A.

Gomes, Fiona A. Reid. Pages in category "Natural history of Trinidad and Tobago" The following 10 pages are in this category, out of 10 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Tobago (/ t ə ˈ b eɪ ɡ oʊ /) is an island within the Republic of Trinidad and is located 35 kilometres (22 mi) northeast of the mainland of Trinidad and southeast of Grenada, about kilometres (99 mi) off the coast of northeast ing to the earliest English-language source cited in the Oxford English Dictionary, Tobago bore a name that has become the Capital and largest city: Scarborough.

Pre-colonial era. Both Trinidad and Tobago were originally settled by Amerindians who came through South America. Trinidad was first settled by pre-agricultural Archaic people at least 7, years ago, making it the earliest settled part of the Caribbean.

Banwari Trace in south-west Trinidad is the oldest attested archaeological site in the Caribbean, dating to about l: Port of Spain, 10°40′0″N 61°30′27″W /. Trinidad and Tobago are an exercise in beautiful contradiction. In Trinidad, pristine mangrove swamps and rainforested hills sit side by side with smoke-belching oil refineries and unpretty industrial estates.

Tobago has everything you’d expect from. Trinidad and Tobago - History: Books. 1 - 20 of 28 results Trinidad Tobago,Renee Browning View Product [ x ] close. Barnes & Noble Press. Publish your book with B&N.

Learn More. The B&N Mastercard®.The latest publication by the Trinidad and Tobago Field Naturalists’ Club is a comprehensive account of Trinidad and Tobago’s amphibian and reptile life, featuring complete species accounts, life histories, folklore, species of significance to human health and much more.

The book can be purchased locally at all leading bookstores and online.The National Museum and Art Gallery of Trinidad and Tobago has a unique mission – to foster public awareness, understanding and enjoyment of Trinidad and Tobago’s Human and Natural Heritage through the collection, preservation, research, presentation and interpretation of significant and representative collections of that heritage.