A Naturalist’s Guide to the Mammals of India is an easy-to-use identification guide to the 200 mammal species most commonly seen in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Compact and fact-filled, it is perfect for resident and visitor alike. This new second edition includes updated taxonomy and many new images. 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 the early study of mammals in India, types of habitat, and details of orders and families. Also included is an up-to-date checklist of all of the mammals of India encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, and its global IUCN status.
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