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Mammalogy is the study of mammals from the diverse biological viewpoints of...

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By: Terry A Vaughan(Author), James M Ryan(Author), Nicholas J Czaplewski(Author)

750 pages, B/w illus

Jones & Bartlett

Paperback | Apr 2010 | Edition: 5 | #187681 | ISBN-13: 9780763762995
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Revised edition of the best-selling classic mammalogy text. The biology of mammals is viewed from a broad range of perspectives, making it useful to instructors with contrasting approaches to the subject. Based on the extensive studies of researchers, Mammalogy holds the interest of students, while maintaining the respect of the members of the scholarly community of mammalogists. The topics covered were chosen as the most important, interesting, and essential to the understanding of mammals.


Part I Introduction to the Mammalia
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Mammalian Characteristics
Chapter 3 Mammalian Origins
Chapter 4 Classification of Mammals

Part II Mammalian Diversity
Chapter 5 Monotremata
Chapter 6 Metatheria
Chapter 7 Introduction to Eutherian Mammals
Chapter 8 Afrosoricidea, Macroscelidea, and Tublidentata
Chapter 9 Paenungulata
Chapter 10 Cingulata, Pilosa, and Pholidota
Chapter 11 Dermoptera and Scandentia
Chapter 12 Primates
Chapter 13 Rodentia and Lagomorpha
Chapter 14 Erinaceomorpha and Soricomorpha
Chapter 15 Chiroptera
Chapter 16 Carnivora
Chapter 17 Perissodactyla
Chapter 18 Artiodactyla
Chapter 19 Cetacea

Part III Mammalian Structure and Function
Chapter 20 Reproduction
Chapter 21 Aspects of Physiology
Chapter 22 Echolocation

Part IV Ecology, Behavior, and Conservation
Chapter 23 Ecology
Chapter 24 Behavior
Chapter 25 Zoogeography
Chapter 26 Mammalian Conservation
Chapter 27 Mammal Domestication (Online)
Chapter 28 Mammalian Disease and Zoonoses (Online)

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