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Squirrels of the world

Author: Richard W Thorington; et al
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2012.
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The authors reveal every detail of the family Sciuridae, which includes ground squirrels, tree squirrels, flying squirrels, prairie dogs, and chipmunks. Each species - from the familiar gray squirrel of American backyards to the exotic and endangered woolly flying squirrel of Pakistan - is described in a detailed account that includes distinguishing characteristics, ecology, natural history, conservation status, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard W Thorington; et al
ISBN: 9781421404691 1421404699
OCLC Number: 746489165
Description: 459 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Taxonomic introduction --
Paleontology --
Anatomy --
Ecology, behavior, and conservation --
Species accounts --
Ratufinae --
Sciurillinae --
Pteromyini --
Callosciurinae --
Xerinae.
Responsibility: Richard W. Thorington, Jr. ... [et al.].

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From the familiar gray squirrel of American backyards to the exotic and endangered woolly flying squirrel of Pakistan, this title provides color photographs that document rare and unusual squirrels  Read more...

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As a comprehensive guide, the book is quite informative, easy to use, beautifully designed, and an excellent resource for anyone interested in this family of mammals. -- Selma Glasscock The Wildlife Read more...

 
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