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Encyclopedia of North American mammals

Author: Amy-Jane Beer; Pat Morris
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Thunder Bay Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Encyclopedia of North American Mammals describes and illustrates seventy-nine of the most common and familiar mammals, from the great grizzly bear to the diminutive deer mouse, and from the common raccoon to the endangered sea otter. Every habitat from the cold Artic tundra to the burning desert is explored, showing the wide variety of mammals in North America."
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédie (Descripteur de forme)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy-Jane Beer; Pat Morris
ISBN: 1592231918 9781592231911
OCLC Number: 56033053
Notes: "Useful websites"--Page 285.
Description: 288 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Bobcat --
Lynx --
Puma --
Gray wolf --
Coyote --
Red fox --
Swift fox --
Arctic fox --
Polart bear --
American black bear --
Brown/grizzly bear --
Common raccoon --
Least weasel --
Stoat --
American marten --
American mink --
Wolverine --
North american river otter --
Sea otter --
American badger --
Striped skunk --
Northern fur seal --
California sea lion --
Walrus --
Northern elephant seal --
Harbor seal --
Harp seal --
West indian manatee --
Killer whale/orca --
Common dolphin --
Bottlenose dolphin --
Harbor porpoise --
Beluga --
Narwhal --
Sperm whale --
Northern bottlenose whale --
Gray whale --
Blue whale --
Humpback whale --
Minke whale --
Mustang --
Collared peccary --
Moose --
Reindeer/caribou --
Elk --
Mule deer --
American bison --
American bighorn sheep --
Muskox --
Mountain goat --
Pronghorn --
Ord's kangaroo rat --
Northern pocket gopher --
American beaver --
Gray squirrel --
Eastern chipmunk --
Woodchuck --
Thirteen-lined ground squirrel --
Black-tailed prairie dog --
Southern flying squirrel --
House mouse --
Brown rat --
Deer mouse --
Desert wood rat --
Southern red-backed vole --
Muskrat --
North americanporcupine --
Snowshoe hare --
Black-tailed jackrabbit --
Arctic hare --
Eastern cottontail --
American pika --
American short-tailed shrew --
American water shrew --
Star-nosed mole --
Nine-banded armadillo --
Mexican free-tailed bat --
Little brown bat --
Virginia opossum --
Glossary --
Further reading/web sites --
Index.
Responsibility: Amy-Jane Beer, Pat Morris.

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"The Encyclopedia of North American Mammals describes and illustrates seventy-nine of the most common and familiar mammals, from the great grizzly bear to the diminutive deer mouse, and from the common raccoon to the endangered sea otter. Every habitat from the cold Artic tundra to the burning desert is explored, showing the wide variety of mammals in North America."

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