Islands of the tiny deer.

by Julian May

Publisher: Young Scott Books in [Reading, Mass.]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 48 Downloads: 712
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About the Edition

Describes the physical characteristics, life cycle, and history of the small whitetail deer of the Florida Keys that until recently were in danger of becoming extinct.

Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by Rod Ruth.
ContributionsRuth, Rod, illus.
LC ClassificationsQL737.U55 M34
The Physical Object
Pagination[48] p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5761077M
ISBN 100201092336
LC Control Number71179368

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Islands of the tiny deer. [Julian May; Rod Ruth] -- Describes the physical characteristics, life cycle, and history of the small whitetail deer of the Florida Keys that until recently were in danger of.

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However devoid of deer, this half of the island still has lots of moss, mushrooms. The history of this tiny deer illustrates just how vulnerable island species can be. The loss of the Pedro González dwarf deer may inspire conservation of the population still found on the neighboring island.

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To protect their dwindling numbers a Wildlife Refuge was established in With only several handfuls of this deer species left, their future was extremely grim.

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Conservation efforts include the establishment of the National Key Deer Refuge, which consists of about 8, acres (34 km 2) on Big Pine, No Name Key, and several smaller uninhabited : Cervidae.

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Found: A Rare Tiny Deer in Vietnam It’s called a muntjac, and the last time it appeared was nearly two decades. The tiny island comprises just 25 sqm² and is covered by an impenetrable jungle. Numerous streams, waterfalls and gorges epitomise the world‘s largest uninhabited rain forest island.

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In that space, this is what you can see. Enjoy. Deer Island is a beautiful barrier island with elevations as high as 14 ft above sea level. The parcel is 90 acres in total area, but approximately 45 acres lie below the mean high tide mark and are sovereign.

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islands in the state of New York. Once there was a dwarf deer on an island in the Pacific, but residents hunted it to extinction 6, years ago. Knowing this may help to conserve conservation of deer on a neighboring island. Tim Robinson’s map of the Aran Islands, combining topography, language, geology, myth and physics, which was published by Folding Landscapes, the imprint he ran with his wife, Máiréad.

DEER ISlAND HISTORY - City of Boston is founded. - Province of Massachusetts grants Deer Island to City of Boston for £2 a year. - During the King Philip's War, Christian Indians are removed from mainland villages and sent to Deer Island. - Deer Island designated a harbor quaran­ tine station for smallpox-infected.

History of Deer Island is very interesting We took a couple of the local site seeing cruises and found the information shared to be very helpful in understanding the importance of this Island. Read more4/5(7). The Trump administration is recommending that one of Florida’s most iconic wild creatures – the diminutive Key deer which roam in the state’s southern-most islands – lose protection under the Endangered Species Act.

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