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Natural History of New Mexico
"With 149 species in the state, New Mexico is one of the richest and most diversified settings for mammals anywhere in the New World -- only California and the highlands of northern Central America have more species."
-James S. Findley, The Natural History of New Mexican Mammals
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natural history, n.
1. a. The facts relating to the natural objects, plants, or animals of a place; the natural phenomena of a region as observed or described systematically.
2. A work dealing with the properties of natural objects, plants, or animals; a systematic account based on observation rather than experiment. Now chiefly in the titles of books dealing with the wildlife of a particular region or the biology of particular organisms.
natural historian, n.
An expert in or writer on natural history; a naturalist.
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