Costa Rica: A Journey through Nature by Adrian HepworthCosta Rica: A Journey through Nature by Adrian Hepworth

Costa Rica: A Journey through Nature

byAdrian HepworthBy (photographer)Adrian Hepworth

Hardcover | February 25, 2014

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Adrian Hepworth's Costa Rica: A Journey through Nature takes readers on a spectacular photographic journey through one of the most biologically diverse countries on the planet. Above a trail, a puma stands majestically on a tree limb surveying the forest below; an iridescent blue butterfly flutters through the air; the jewel-like feathers of a resplendent quetzal sparkle in a cloud forest; a female sea snake and her newly born offspring struggle across a beach under a relentless sun; and early morning light reveals a turtle spraying clouds of sand over its nest.

The second edition of this book includes over 100 new photographs, new maps, a new introduction, and updated text throughout. Bringing together dramatic images and informative descriptions, this book provides a remarkable account of wild animals in Costa Rica, their behavior, and the sublime landscapes that they inhabit.

Adrian Hepworth was born in Lichfield, UK. He traveled extensively throughout Asia, Australia, and New Zealand before arriving in Costa Rica in 1993. Since 1996 he has worked as a freelance wildlife and travel photographer. He has twice been a winner in the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition, and his images appear regula...
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Title:Costa Rica: A Journey through NatureFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:196 pages, 10 × 10 × 0.39 inShipping dimensions:10 × 10 × 0.39 inPublished:February 25, 2014Publisher:Cornell University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0801453062

ISBN - 13:9780801453069

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In the second edition of Costa Rica: A Journey through Nature, Adrian Hepworth takes readers on a spectacular photographic journey through one of the most biologically diverse countries on the planet. Above a trail, a puma stands majestically on a tree limb surveying the forest below; an iridescent blue butterfly flutters through the air; the jewel-like feathers of a resplendent quetzal sparkle in a cloud forest; a female sea snake and her newly born offspring struggle across a beach under a relentless sun; and early morning light reveals a turtle spraying clouds of sand over its nest.The dramatic images and fascinating text provide a remarkable account of wild animals in Costa Rica, their behavior, and the sublime landscapes that they inhabit."Our planet's future depends on the minds of today. Only through exposure to wildlife and wild places will human beings gain the respect and inspiration needed to become Earth?s stewards. Adrian Hepworth?s photography actively engages viewers, allowing them to explore Costa Rica?s natural wonders. I hope this book encourages you to visit this beautiful country and protect its environmental treasures." - Jane Goodall, DBEUN Messenger of Peace, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, author of Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey