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  • DeBuys, William, 1949- author.
  • Saola -- Laos -- Nakai-Nam Theun National Biodiversity Conservation Area.
  • Endangered species -- Laos -- Nakai-Nam Theun National Biodiversity Conservation Area.
  • Wildlife conservation -- Laos -- Nakai-Nam Theun National Biodiversity Conservation Area.
  • Nakai-Nam Theun National Biodiversity Conservation Area (Laos)
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    The last unicorn : a search for one of Earth's rarest creatures / William DeBuys.
    by DeBuys, William, 1949- author.
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    New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
    "In 1992, in a remote mountain range, a team of scientists discovered the remains of an unusual animal with beautiful long horns. It turned out to be a living species new to western science -- a saola, the first large land mammal discovered in 50 years. Rare then and rarer now, no westerner had glimpsed a live saola before Pulitzer Prize finalist and nature writer William deBuys and conservation biologist William Robichaud set off to search for it in the wilds of central Laos. The team endured a punishing trek, up and down whitewater rivers and through mountainous terrain ribboned with the snare lines of armed poachers. In the tradition of Bruce Chatwin, Colin Thubron, and Peter Matthiessen, THE LAST UNICORN is deBuys's look deep into one of the world's most remote places. As in the pursuit of the unicorn, the journey ultimately becomes a quest for the essence of wildness in nature, and an encounter with beauty"--
    354 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
    First edition.
    Entry -- To the Far Nam Nyang -- Circling back : Nakai, again -- Upriver : the Poung of the Nam Mon -- Appendix. Pronunciation, nomenclature, and acronyms.
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