This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 mammal species most commonly seen in India is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from India's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the listed species. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the mammals of India encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, its status in the country as well as its global IUCN status as at 2015.
Bikram Grewel grew up in the dense evergreen bests of India's north-east where he first developed his love for nature. He gave up his full-lime publishing career to devote his time to the conservation of Indian wildlife, especially working on rare birds. He also acts as a consultant on eco-tourism. He is a trustee of the Wildlife Preservation Society of India (WPSI). He was awarded the Lifetime Award for spreading awareness about birds and conservation in India