Handbook of the Mammals of the World (HMW)
This series is modelled on the definitive reference resource Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW). The high production quality combined with authoritative information and outstanding illustrations will make this project a one-of-a-kind reference. The volumes are due to be published biannually, with a special pre-publication offer.
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Comprehensive reference series
by Roman Filipsky in the Czech Republic (01/02/2013)
Judging from the first two volumes, this is to become a great reference book for anybody interested in mammals and nature in general. Clearly written with great color plates of all species described and utilizing latest research info. The only thing I regret – and consider this a big disappointment is that no drawings of skulls of described species are offered as well as no dental formulae or drawings of dental patterns, especially important for small mammal species. I think a work like this should have definitely include those. I see no reason why this was omitted. Otherwise an excellent series.
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