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Field Guides & Natural History  Mammals  Insectivores to Ungulates  Carnivores  Wolves, Dogs, Foxes & other Canids

Canids of the World Wolves, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Coyotes, and Their Relatives

Field / Identification Guide New SPECIAL OFFER
By: José R Castelló(Author), Claudio Sillero-Zubiri(Foreword By)
331 pages, 150 plates with 600+ colour photos; 139 b/w illustrations, 174 b/w distribution maps
Canids of the World
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This stunningly illustrated and easy-to-use field guide covers every species of the world's canids, from the Gray Wolf of North America to the dholes of Asia, from African jackals to the South American Bush Dog. It features more than 150 superb colour plates depicting every kind of canid, and detailed facing-page species accounts that describe key identification features, morphology, distribution, subspeciation, habitat, and conservation status in the wild. The book also includes distribution maps and tips on where to observe each species, making Canids of the World the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to these intriguing and spectacular mammals.

- Covers every species and subspecies of canid
- Features more than 150 colour plates with more than 600 photos from around the globe
- Depicts species in similar poses for quick and easy comparisons
- Describes key identification features, habitat, behavior, reproduction, and much more
- Draws on the latest taxonomic research
- Includes distribution maps and tips on where to observe each species
- The ideal field companion and a delight for armchair naturalists

Contents

Foreword 5
Acknowledgments 7
Introduction 8

South American Canids 28
      Maned Wolf, Bush Dog, Short-Eared Dog, and South American Foxes
Wolf-like Canids 74
      Wolves, Jackals, Coyotes, Dhole, African Dog, and Domestic Dog
Red Fox-like Canids 172
      True Foxes, Bat-Eared Fox, and Raccoon Dog
Gray Fox-like Canids 274
      Gray Fox and Island Fox

Skulls 310
Glossary 316
References 319
Index 329

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Biography

José R. Castelló is a medical doctor, naturalist, and wildlife photographer. He is a member of the American Society of Mammalogists and the Spanish Society for Conservation and Study of Mammals. He is the author of Bovids of the World: Antelopes, Gazelles, Cattle, Goats, Sheep, and Relatives (Princeton).

Field / Identification Guide New SPECIAL OFFER
By: José R Castelló(Author), Claudio Sillero-Zubiri(Foreword By)
331 pages, 150 plates with 600+ colour photos; 139 b/w illustrations, 174 b/w distribution maps
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