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Encyclopedia of Mammals: A Comprehensive Illustrated Guide by International Experts

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

By: Edwin Gould (Editor), George McKay (Editor), David Kirshner (Illustrator)

240 pages, 200 col photos, 150 col illus, maps

Academic Press

Hardback | Dec 1998 | Edition: 2 | #82710 | ISBN: 0122936701
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About this book

This lavishly illustrated book presents in a lively and visually stimulating way the most recent findings of scientific research. An authoritative text written by the world's leading mammalogists is enhanced by over 200 superb photographs and over 100 original paintings, diagrams and maps to give an up-to-date overview of our knowledge of the fascinating lives of mammals.


Contents

Contents include: Introducing Mammals; Classifying Mammals; Mammals through the Ages; Habitats and Adaptations; Mammal Behaviour; Endangered Species; Monotremes; Marsupials; Edentates; Insectivores; Tree Shrews; Flying Lemurs; Bats; Primates; Carnivores; Whales and Dolphins; Sea Cows; Elephants; Odd-toed Ungulates; Hyraxes; Aardvark; Even-toed Ungulates; Pangolins; Rodents; Lagomorphs; Elephant Shrews; and Notes on Contributors.


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