Among The Islands

by Tim Flannery
Among The Islands

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25 years ago, a young curator of mammals from the Australian Museum in Sydney set out to research the fauna of the Pacific Islands. Starting with a survey of one of the most inaccessible islands in Melanesia, the young scientist found himself in a world of adventure. With accounts of discovering, naming and sometimes eating new mammal species; being thwarted or aided by local customs and undertaking historic scientific expeditions, Tim Flannery takes readers on an enthralling journey through some of the most diverse and spectacular environments on Earth.
About the book

25 years ago, a young curator of mammals from the Australian Museum in Sydney set out to research the fauna of the Pacific Islands. Starting with a survey of one of the most inaccessible islands in Melanesia, the young scientist found himself in a world of adventure. With accounts of discovering, naming and sometimes eating new mammal species; being thwarted or aided by local customs and undertaking historic scientific expeditions, Tim Flannery takes readers on an enthralling journey through some of the most diverse and spectacular environments on Earth.