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A Manual of Mammalogy With Keys to Families of the World

Handbook / Manual Identification Key Out of Print
By: Robert E Martin, Anthony F DeBlase and Ronald H Pine
333 pages, Illus, figs, tabs
Publisher: McGraw Hill
A Manual of Mammalogy
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  • A Manual of Mammalogy ISBN: 9780697006431 Edition: 3 Spiralbound Dec 2000 Out of Print #105834
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About this book

Covers the techniques needed to recognize characteristics that differentiate mammals, and to understand their basic structural similarities and differences. Also provides information and techniques for identifying all of the orders and families of mammals.

Contents

Contents: Introduction
The Skull
Teeth
The Integument
Horns and Antlers
The Postcranial Skeleton
Locomotor Adaptations
Keys and Keying
The Orders of Living Mammals
The Monotremes
The Marsupials
The Insectivores
The Colugos
The Bats
The Tupaiids
The Primates
The Xenarthrans: Anteaters, Armadillos and Sloths
The Pangolins
The Carnivores
The Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises
The Macroscelideans
The Rabbits, Hares and Pikas
The Rodents
The Aardvark
The Subungulates
The Perissodactyls
The Artiodactyls
Sign and Habitat Analysis
Recording Data
Collecting
Specimen Preparation and Preservation
Collecting Ectoparasites of Mammals
Age Determination
Diet Analysis
Analysis of Spatial Distribution.
Estimation of Abundance and Density
Literature Research

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Handbook / Manual Identification Key Out of Print
By: Robert E Martin, Anthony F DeBlase and Ronald H Pine
333 pages, Illus, figs, tabs
Publisher: McGraw Hill
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