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A fully updated second edition of this user-friendly field guide to the mammals of Borneo, covering Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan. Phillipps' Field Guide to the Mammals of Borneo and their Ecology gives descriptions of all 247 land mammals and 30 marine species. These are superbly illustrated in 141 colour plates. Each plate is accompanied by species descriptions covering taxonomy, size, range, distribution, habits and status. Distribution is shown by detailed thumbnail maps. There are 7 habitat plates, 12 regional maps, fast-fnd graphic indexes and a full overview of vegetation, climate and ecology
Quentin Phillipps has been interested in the wildlife and natural history of Borneo all his life. He was born in Sandakan, Sabah and educated there then at King's College Cambridge. Karen Phillipps was also born in Sandakan then studied graphic design at Cambervvell College of Ants and Technology, London. Karen has illustrated numerous books on Asian wildlife.
"[...] For anyone interested in the mammals of Borneo (or the Sunda region) or visiting the region to see wildlife, Phillipps’ Field Guide to the Mammals of Borneo and Their Ecology: Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei, and Kalimantan is an excellent book to take along, and will not only aid in the identification and appreciation of Borneo’s mammal’s but will also stimulate an interest in many ecological aspects of the region."
– Frank Lambert (27-07-2017), read the full review at The Birder's Library