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Academic & Professional Books  Mammals  Insectivores to Ungulates  Carnivores  Carnivores: General

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

World / Checklist Flora / Fauna
By: Don E Wilson(Editor), Russell A Mittermeier(Editor)
727 pages, Col illus, dist maps
Publisher: Lynx Edicions
Handbook of the Mammals of the World, Volume 1: Carnivores
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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.

 

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Volumes 1-8 can also be bought together.

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Authors:
Jerry W. Dragoo
David L. Garshelis
Philippe Gaubert
Jason S. Gilchrist
Steven M. Goodman
Kay E. Holekamp
Andrew P. Jennings
Roland W. Kays
Joseph M. Kolowski
Serge Larivière
Sue Ruff
Claudio Sillero
Fiona C. Sunquist
Melvin E. Sunquist
Geraldine Veron
Fuwen Wei
Zejun Zhang

Illustrator
Toni Llobet

World / Checklist Flora / Fauna
By: Don E Wilson(Editor), Russell A Mittermeier(Editor)
727 pages, Col illus, dist maps
Publisher: Lynx Edicions
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