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A Guide to Some Urban Fauna of India

Field / Identification Guide

By: Preston Ahimaz (Author)

347 pages, colour & b/w illustrations

Madras Naturalists' Society

Paperback | Jan 2014 | #228154 | ISBN-13: 9789383242085
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About this book

Language: English

A Guide to Some Urban Fauna of India has been prepared to provide an understanding and consequently appreciation of nature, which could lead to its conservation, a dire need today. The book has been designed to suit the beginner as well as the more advanced amateur naturalist. The easy-to-read format provides basic points for identification, further supplemented by general details while the search index makes locating a specific item easy. A Guide to Some Urban Fauna of India covers more than 480 species of animals belonging to all groups (from mammals to snails} likely to be encountered in urban areas in India. The illustrations and relevant text are placed side-by-side for easy cross-reference, while similar-looking species are also mentioned to reduce mistaken identity. All this, contained in an easy-to-carry size, makes this book a convenient and useful tool for anyone interested in the all-important living natural environment.

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