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Saturday, May 8, 2010

Just for fun: Ecosystem maps

The Washington Post has a series of maps by The Nature Conservancy & University of California Press. These maps form part of The Atlas of Global Conservation, and show the distribution of various types of plants and animals.

In this example, you can see the distribution of lizards and snakes:

Maps from The Atlas of Global Conservation (University of California Press, 2010).

Hmm... no reptiles in Greenland?