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Field Guides & Natural History  Mammals  Mammals: General

Animal Skulls & Bones A Folding Pocket Guide to the Bones of Common North American Animals

Field / Identification Guide
By: James R Kavanagh(Author), Raymond Leung(Illustrator)
12 pages, colour & b/w illustrations
Publisher: Waterford Press
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Indulge your inner explorer and learn where you are likely to find bones and how to identify animals based on their skull and limb shape and size, dental patterns, horns and beaks. This pocket guide teaches users how to identify the skulls and bones of common North American mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fishes and also features a 20 in. (50 cm) ruler and step-by-step instructions for preparing and preserving specimens. Information includes basic skeleton structure, spine, vertebrae and ribs, and how eye placement reveals animal behaviour. Skulls, antlers and horns are shown for 36 of North America's most noted mammals along with 9 distinctive bird skulls, and three common reptiles & amphibians. This lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is waterproof and is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.

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Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveller and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.

Field / Identification Guide
By: James R Kavanagh(Author), Raymond Leung(Illustrator)
12 pages, colour & b/w illustrations
Publisher: Waterford Press
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