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Walker's mammals of the world.

Author: Ronald M Nowak; Ernest P Walker
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive reference work, now in its fifth edition, covers more than 1,100 genera of mammals, including one hundred that did not appear in previous editions, and lists more than 4,000 species.--From publisher description.
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Nowak, Ronald M.
Walker's mammals of the world.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991
(OCoLC)645922165
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald M Nowak; Ernest P Walker
ISBN: 080183970X 9780801839702
OCLC Number: 24141759
Notes: Revised edition of: Walker's mammals of the world. 4th ed. 1983-
Description: 2 volumes (xlv, 1629 pages) : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: V.1: Foreword / by Durward L. Allen --
Preface --
World distribution of mammals --
Monotremata : Monotremes --
Marsupalia : Marsupials --
Insectivora : Insectivores --
Macroscelidea : Macroscelididae : elephant shrews --
Dermoptera : Cynocephalidae : colugos, or flying lemurs --
Chiroptera : Bats --
Scandentia : Tupaiidae : tree shrews --
Primates : primates --
Xenarthra : xenarthrans --
Pholidota : Manidae : pangolins, or scaly anteaters --
Lagomorpha : pikas, rabbits, hares --
Rodentia : rodents --
v. 2: Rodentia : rodents (continued) --
Cetacea : whales, dolphins, porpoises --
Carnivora : dogs, bears, raccoons, weasels, mongooses, hyenas, and cats --
Pinnipedia : seals, sea lions, and walrus --
Tubulidentata : Orycteropodidae : aardvark, ant bear --
Proboscides : Elephantidae : elephants --
Hyracoidea : Procaviidae : hyraxes, dassies --
Sirenia : manatees, dugong, and sea cow --
Perissodactyla : odd-toed ungulates (hoofed mammals) --
Artiodactyla : even-toed ungulates (hoofed mammals).
Other Titles: Mammals of the world
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This comprehensive reference work, now in its fifth edition, covers more than 1,100 genera of mammals, including one hundred that did not appear in previous editions, and lists more than 4,000 species.--From publisher description.

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