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The naturalisation of animals and plants in New Zealand.

Geo. M. Thomson

The naturalisation of animals and plants in New Zealand.

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
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The animals of New Zealand, part of its biota, have a particularly interesting history because, before the arrival of humans, less than years ago, the country was mostly free of mammals, except those that could swim there (seals, sea lions, and, off-shore, whales) or fly there (), though as recently as the Miocene there was the terrestrial Saint Bathans Mammal, implying that mammals were. The Naturalisation of Animals & Plants in New Zealand. THOMSON, HON. GEO M. Small quarto, green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, x + pp, VG (slight bruising to spine extrems, light tanning & foxing to page edges, some browning to eps) PUBLISHER: Cambridge University Press


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Realising New Zealand's unique advantage in having written records about the introduction of new species from the period of Captain Cook's second voyage in onwards, Thomson was able to trace the origins and spread of many plants and by:   George Thomson () was born in Calcutta, grew up in Scotland and emigrated to New Zealand at He settled there, working as a teacher and analytical chemist, and was eventually elected to the House of Representatives in Thomson had an interest in natural history, but he was especially fascinated by the biological battles between native species of plants and animals and more Reviews: 1.

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In his book, The Naturalisation of Animals and Plants in New Zealand, published inGeo Thompson described how the Canterbury Acclimatisation Society introduced the first pair of hedgehogs from England to New Zealand in (on the ship Hydaspes), but both died without breeding.

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