Nature Hobbies for New Zealanders
by Gordon Ell
Keeping Live Specimens
Collecting from Nature
This book presents techniques for making natural history collections, and ways to raise wild creatures at home. There are notes on how to set up sea-water and freshwater aquaria that really work, plans for a bird table, and requirements for raising butterflies and moths, or lizards. There are also ideas and tips for collecting and preserving specimens as varied as rocks and fossils, shells, plants, insects and bird skulls.
First edition 1984 Bush Press Communications, 80pages, good condition