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Gliding mammals of the world

Author: Stephen M Jackson
Publisher: Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The world{u2019}s gliding mammals are an extraordinary group of animals that have the ability to glide from tree to tree with seemingly effortless grace. There are more than 60 species of gliding mammals including the flying squirrels from Europe and North America, the scaly-tailed flying squirrels from central Africa and the gliding possums of Australia and New Guinea. Gliding Mammals of the World provides, for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen M Jackson
ISBN: 9780643092600 0643092609
OCLC Number: 774711567
Description: xi, 215 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Gliding marsupials --
Colugos --
Flying squirrels --
Scaly-tailed flying squirrels --
Appendix 1. Subspecies --
Appendix 2. Gliding mammal localities --
Appendix 3. IUCN red list categories.
Responsibility: Stephen Jackson ; illustrated by Peter Schouten.

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A synthesis of all that is known about the biology of this diverse and intriguing group of mammals.  Read more...

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