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A Guide to the Large Mammals of Thailand

Field / Identification Guide
Newly available outside Thailand

By: John WK Parr

206 pages, colour illus, distr maps

Sarakadee Press

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #158088 | ISBN: 9744840404
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NHBS Price: £19.99 $25/€24 approx

About this book

This concise guide will assist the amateur naturalists and professionals in the field identification of all 138 large mammal species found within Thailand. Every species has been painstakingly illustrated by two of the nation's outstanding wildlife artists, Komol Komolphalin and Mongkol Wongkalasin.

Each species description contains a colour illustration, species name in English, Latin and Thai, distribution map, average size, and notes on identification, behaviour, voice, habitat and conservation status.

One section is devoted to the tracks of terrestrial mammals.


Contents

Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; How to Use This Book; Full Colour Plates; Species Names in English, Latin and Thai, Distribution Maps And References, Species Accounts Including: Main Identification Features, Behaviour and Habitat; Systematics; Appendix.


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Biography

John Parr graduated in Zoology from Aberdeen University in the UK. Since then, he has worked on a wide range of conservation issues in Southeast Asia over the last 15 years. He is a specialist in protected area management, with work experience in Cambodia, Lao P.D.R., Malaysia and Thailand. He is currently Director of Conservation at WWF-Thailand.

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