Wildlife of Western Canada by Tom Hunter

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Published by Heritage House Pub Co Ltd .

Written in English

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Number of Pages126
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Open LibraryOL11442182M
ISBN 10091921472X
ISBN 109780919214729

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About the Author(s) Tom Hunter is a respected wildlife artist and combines his love of nature with his artistic training to illustrate the natural history, birds, mammals, and fish of Western Canada.

His panels appeared in Wildlife Review, and for many years his illustrations were featured in BC Outdoors magazine. He is the author of the bestselling Canadian Wildlife Activity Book series. For Over 20 years, Dennis and Esther Schmidt have travelled from Manitoba to Vancouver Island photographing the wildlife of Western Canada.

During this time they have assembled a stunning collection of wildlife photographs. Their subjects range from Wildlife of Western Canada book songbirds to large ungulates, from playful chipmunks to ferocious : Dennis Schmidt.

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Tom Hunter is a respected wildlife artist and combines his love of nature with his artistic training to illustrate the natural history, birds, mammals, and fish of Western Canada.

His panels appeared in Wildlife Review, and for many years his illustrations were featured in BC Outdoors magazine.

He is the author of the bestselling Canadian Wildlife Activity Book series. Wildlife of Western Canada A Photographic Portrait (Book): Schmidt, Dennis. Call to Book United States.

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