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About this book
About this book
This revised edition reflects new biological research and approaches to wildlife conservation and management. It provides the most current and comprehensive data on the distribution, physiology, ecology, behaviour, commercial value, and viability of nongame species including bats, woodrats, prairie dogs, and armadillo; the whales, seals, and sireians; as well as carnivores, fur bearers, and big game species.
George A. Feldhamer is a professor of zoology and director of the environmental studies program at Southern Illinois University. Bruce C. Thompson is director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and teaches conservation biology at New Mexico State University. Joseph A. Chapman is president of North Dakota State University.
1216 pages, 302 Illus
Provides comprehensive data on the distribution, physiology, ecology, behavior and commercial value of both game and non-game species of terrestrial mammals... This volume is an essential for any professional in the areas of wildlife management or biology, and of great value to anyone interested in the life histories of North American mammals. Northeastern Naturalist 2004 Whether your interest in wildlife is as a wildlife manager, hunter or nature lover, a new book offers information on every mammal found in North America. Wild Mammals of North America, Biology, Management, and Conservation contains illustrations and detailed information on 57 mammalian species, with contributions from 100 leading authorities. Progressive Farmer 2004 I am very excited to now review a classic work in the field of North American Mammals. The goal of this book is to provide a wide ranging audience including professional biologists and interested conservationists review chapters dealing with mammals of that usually require some form of management... This new volume contains a total of 1000+ pages of text, 55 chapters, and over 100 contributors having been involved in writing the chapters. The authors all have direct experience with the animals they are writing about and this makes their work particularly valuable... This should be mandatory reading for anyone contemplating research on one of the species covered within this book... For AZA institutions heavily involved in North American species this book comes recommended. Library News for Zoos and Aquariums 2005 Anyone needing information on the life history and management of North American mammals will find this work a comprehensive and useful resource. Choice 2004 An excellent, encyclopedic review of the biology of North American mammals. -- Alecander Hristov Dairy Herd Network 2011