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Field Guide to the Mammals of the Indian Subcontinent: Where to Watch Mammals in India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan

Field / Identification GuideCancelled

By: KK Gurung and Raj Singh

140 pages, 12 col plates, 12 b/w plates, line illus, maps

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Paperback | Dec 1998 | #66063 | ISBN: 9622175104
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Reprint of the previously privately published Mammals of the Indian Subcontinent and Where to Watch Them.
A well illustrated guide to the larger mammals of the Indian subcontinent, including all 106 species that can be identified in the field with a reasonable degree of certainty. Introductory chapters describe the main geographical regions, conservation, and tips to observing mammals. There are concise descriptions of each species, covering identification, habitat, range and status, followed by colour plates of animals and black & white plates of tracks. The final section details 23 national parks and protected areas chosen for superior mammal watching potential. An excellent introduction to the region's mammal fauna.


Introduction 1 Mammal Species 10 Where to Watch Mammals 75 Checklist of the Mammals of the Indian Subcontinent 128 Further Reading 131 Index of Mammals (Common Names) 134 Index of mammals (Scientific Names) 137 Index to National Parks 140

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K.K. Gurung has a keen interest in the mammals of the Indian subcontinent and is the author of Heart of the Jungle, the definitive book of the wildlife of Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal - Raj Singh has led natural history tours in the Indian subcontinent since the mid 1970s and is a regular visitor to its national parks. He is the author of Bird and Wildlife Sanctuaries of India, Nepal and Bhutan.

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