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The carnivores

Author: R F Ewer
Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1973.
Series: World naturalist.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ewer, R.F.
Carnivores.
London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1973
(OCoLC)698067028
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R F Ewer
ISBN: 0297995642 9780297995647
OCLC Number: 645843
Description: xv, 494, [16] pages illustrations 25 cm.
Contents: 1 Introduction --
Family I, Canidae --
Family 2, Ursidae --
Family 3, Procyonidae --
Family 4, Mustelidae --
Family 5, Viverridae --
Family 6, Hyaenidae --
Family 7, Felidae --
2 The skeleton --
A POST-CRANIAL SKELETON --
B SKULLS AND TEETH --
(i) Canidae --
(ii) Procyonidae and Ursidae --
(iii) Mustelidae --
(iv) Viverridae --
(v) Felidae --
(vi) Hyaenidae --
3 Anatomy of the soft parts --
A THE PELAGE --
B THE SKIN GLANDS --
C THE RHINARIUM --
D THE EARS --
E THE PAWS --
F VISCERA --
4 The special senses --
A VISION --
B HEARING --
C SMELL --
D TASTE --
E TACTILE SENSES --
5 Food and food finding --
A CANIDAE --
(i) Large group-hunters --
(ii) Jackals --
(iii) Coyote and foxes --
(iv) Nyctereutes procyonoides, the raccoon dog --
B PROCYONIDAE --
(i) Procyoninae --
(ii) Ailurinae, Ailurus fulgens, the red panda, and Ailuropoda melanoleuca, the giant panda --
C URSIDAE --
D MUSTELIDAE --
(i) Mustelinae --
(ii) Mellivorinae --
(iii) Melinae: badgers --
(iv) Lutrinae: otters --
(v) Mephitinae: skunks --
E VIVERRIDAE --
(i) Cryptoproctinae --
(ii) Viverrinae --
(iii) Paradoxurinae, Hemigalinae and Galidiinae --
(iv) Herpestinae: mongooses --
F HYAENIDAE --
(i) Hyaeninae: the hyaenas --
(ii) Protelinae --
G FELIDAE --
(i) Panthera --
(ii) Acinonyx jubatus, the cheetah --
(iii) Puma concolor, the puma --
(iv) Lynxes --
(v) Felis --
(vi) Other small cats --
6 Signals and social organisation --
7 Social organisation and living space --
A CANIDAE --
B MUSTELIDAE --
C PROCYONIDAE --
D URSIDAE --
E VIVERRIDAE --
F HYAENIDAE --
G FELIDAE --
8 Reproduction --
A GENERAL BIOLOGY --
(i) Ursidae --
(ii) Mustelidae --
(iii) Canidae --
(iv) Procyonidae --
(v) Viverridae --
(vi) Hyaenidae --
(vii) Felidae --
B COURTSHIP AND MATING --
(i) Canidae --
(ii) Ursidae --
(iii) Mustelidae --
(iv) Procyonidae --
(v) Viverridae --
(vi) Hyaenidae --
(vii) Felidae --
C DEVELOPMENT AND REARING OF THE YOUNG --
9 Fossil relatives --
10 Classification and distribution of the living species --
A SUPERFAMILY CANOIDEA --
(i) Family Canidae --
(ii) Family Ursidae --
(iii) Family Procyonidae --
(iv) Family Mustelidae --
B SUPERFAMILY FELOIDEA --
(i) Family Viverridae --
(ii) Family Hyaenidae --
(iii) Family Felidae
Series Title: World naturalist.
Responsibility: [by] R.F. Ewer.

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