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Natural History of New Mexico

Karl Kernberger Pictorial Collection, UNM Center for Southwest Research



 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.

                                                         - Oxford English Dictionary

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