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The encyclopedia of mammals

Author: David W Macdonald; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Covering the behaviour, diet, distribution, and evolution of various mammals, this work is illustrated with photographs and original artwork, including photo-stories of momentous events, such as how a cheetah learns to hunt, an elephant's early years, and life in the pouch for a kangaroo.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Encyclopedia of mammals.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006051368
(OCoLC)71286746
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David W Macdonald; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780191728051 0191728055
OCLC Number: 83049827
Description: 1 online resource (xli, 936 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Contents: Monotremes --
Marsupials --
Tenrecs and golden moles --
Sengis --
Aardvark --
Elephants and relatives --
Anteaters and relatives --
Rodents: Squirrel-like rodents --
Mouselike rodents --
Cavy-like rodents --
Lagomorphs --
Primates: Strepsirrhines --
Monkeys and tarsiers --
Apes --
Tree shrews --
Colugos --
Shrews, moles, and hedgehogs --
Bats --
Pangolins --
Carnivores: Waesel & skunk families --
Raccoon family --
Seals, sea lions, and walruses --
Bear family --
Dog family --
Hyena family --
Cat family --
Civets, genets, and mongooses --
Hoofed mammals: Odd-toed ungulates --
Even-toed ungulates --
Whales & dolphins: Toothed whales --
Baleen whales --
Appendix. Species list --
Glossary --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by David W. Macdonald.

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