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Handbook of the Mammals of the World, Volume 1: Carnivores

World / ChecklistFlora / Fauna

Series: Handbook of the Mammals of the World (HMW) Volume: 1

By: Don E Wilson(Editor), Russell A Mittermeier(Editor)

727 pages, Col illus, dist maps

Lynx Edicions

Hardback | May 2009 | #174993 | ISBN-13: 9788496553491
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £144.99 $190/€165 approx

About this book

This eagerly anticipated first volume in the landmark series deals with the following families:
African Palm Civet; Cats; Linsangs; Civets, Genets and Oyans; Hyenas; Mongooses; Euplerids; Dogs; Bears; Red Panda; Racoons; Skunks; Weasels, Martens, Polecats, Badgers and Otters.

This volume will include an introduction to the Class Mammalia by Don E. Wilson.

Family accounts cover the following: systematics, morphological aspects, habitat, general habits, communication, food and feeding, breeding, movement, home range and social organisation, relationship with humans, and status and conservation.

Species accounts include chapters on taxonomy, descriptive notes, habitat, food and feeding, activity patterns, movements, home range and social organization, breeding, and a bibliography.

Distribution maps, colour photos and colour illustrations throughout.


HMW volumes 1-8

Volumes 1-8 can also be bought together.

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