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Mammals of North America

Author: Roland Kays; Don E Wilson
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, Princeton [New Jersey] : Princeton University Press, 2014. 2009.
Series: Princeton field guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition].; 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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Mammals of North America illustrates all 462 known mammal species in the United States and Canada--each in beautiful color and accurate detail. With a more up-to-date species list than any other guide, improved facing-page descriptions, easier-to-read distribution maps, updated common and scientific names, and track and scat illustrations, this slim, light, and easy-to-use volume is the must-have source for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
248 pages : color illustrations
(DLC) 2009001417
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Kays; Don E Wilson
ISBN: 9781784025946 1784025941
OCLC Number: 880833145
Description: 1 online resource (120 entries) : 642 images.
Contents: Plate 54. Far West Peromyscus --
Plate 55. Peromyscus truei and boylii Groups --
Plate 56. Sigmodon --
Plate 57. Arborimus Voles --
Plate 58. Red-backed Voles --
Plate 59. Coastal Microtus --
Plate 60. Other Western Voles --
Plate 61. Northern Voles --
Plate 62. Typical Voles --
Plate 63. Eastern Voles and Bog Lemmings --
Plate 64. Northern Lemmings --
Plate 65. Ghost and Leaf-nosed Bats --
Plate 66. Molossid Bats --
Plate 67. Lasiurine Bats --
Plate 68. Giant-eared Bats --
Plate 69. Longer-eared Myotis --
Plate 70. Western Myotis 1 --
Plate 71. Western Myotis 2 --
Plate 72. Eastern Myotis --
Plate 73. Other Eastern Bats --
Plate 76. Temperate Cats --
Plate 76. Temperate Cats --
Plate 77. Tropical Cats --
Plate 78. Canis --
Plate 79. Smaller Foxes --
Plate 80. Larger Foxes --
Plate 81. Bears --
Plate 82. Procyonids --
Plate 83. Aquatic Mustelids --
Plate 84. Big Mustelids --
Plate 85. Mustela --
Plate 86. Spotted and Hog-nosed Skunks --
Plate 87. Mephitis --
Plate 88. Otariid Seals --
Plate 89. Phocid Seals --
Plate 90. Grayish Seals --
Plate 91. Big Seals and Manatee --
Plate 92. Antelopes and Pigs --
Plate 93. Goats and Sheep --
Plate 94. Bison and Nilgai --
Plate 95. Arctic Ungulates --
Plate 96. Elk and Moose --
Plate 97. Native Deer --
Plate 98. Exotic Ungulates --
Plate 99. Large Whales without Dorsal Fins --
Plate 100. Enormous Whales with Dorsal Fins --
Plate 101. Large Whales with Dorsal Fins --
Plate 102. Small White and Gray Whales --
Plate 103. Black Dolphins --
Plate 104. Unstriped, Beaked Dolphins --
Plate 105. Striped, Beaked Dolphins --
Plate 106. Striped, Blunt-nosed Dolphins and Porpoises --
Plates 107. and 108. Bow-riding Dolphins and Whales --
Plate 109. Beaked Whales --
Plate 110. Heads of Male Mesoplodon --
Plates 111. and 112. Whale and Dolphin Dive Sequences (not to scale) --
Plate 113. Carnivore Scats --
Plate 114. Vegetarian Scats --
Glossary --
Appendix. Artist's credits --
About the Author --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Species Plates --
Plate 1. Opossum and Armadillo --
Plate 2. Eastern Sorex --
Plate 3. Northern Shrews --
Plate 4. Aquatic Shrews and Skulls --
Plate 5. Inland Sorex with Skulls --
Plate 6. Coastal Sorex with Skulls --
Plate 7. Other Shrews --
Plate 8. Western Moles --
Plate 9. Eastern Moles --
Plate 10. Pikas --
Plate 11. Western Cottontails --
Plate 12. Pygmy Rabbits and Short-eared Cottontails --
Plate 13. Eastern Cottontails --
Plate 14. Northern Hares --
Plate 15. Jackrabbits --
Plate 16. Porcupine and Sewellel --
Plate 17. Large Aquatic Rodents --
Plate 18. Marmots --
Plate 19. Eastern and Tropical Tree Squirrels --
Plate 20. Western Tree Squirrels --
Plate 21. Red and Flying Squirrels --
Plate 22. Prairie Dogs --
Plate 23. Large, Spotted Ground Squirrels --
Plate 24. Bushy-tailed, Flecked Ground Squirrels --
Plate 25. Thin-tailed, Unmarked Ground Squirrels --
Plate 26. Small, Spotted Ground Squirrels --
Plate 27. Stripy Ground Squirrels --
Plate 28. Eastern and Rocky Mountain Chipmunks --
Plate 29. Southwest Chipmunks --
Plate 30. Southern California Chipmunks --
Plate 31. Northwestern Coastal Chipmunks --
Plate 32. Northwestern Inland Chipmunks --
Plate 33. Northern Thomomys --
Plate 34. Cratogeomys and Southern Thomomys --
Plate 35. Geomys --
Plate 36. Western Desert Perognathus --
Plate 37. Great Plains Perognathus --
Plate 38. Liomys and Spiny Chaetodipus --
Plate 39. Smooth Chaetodipus --
Plate 40. Kangaroo Mice and Small Four-toed Kangaroo Rats --
Plate 41. Large Four-toed Kangaroo Rats --
Plate 42. Mid-California Five-toed Kangaroo Rats --
Plate 43. Southern California Five-toed Kangaroo Rats --
Plate 44. Other Five-toed Kangaroo Rats --
Plate 45. Jumping Mice --
Plate 46. Eastern and Central Woodrats --
Plate 47. Furry-tailed Woodrats --
Plate 48. Woodrats and Rattus --
Plate 49. Grasshopper Mice and Oryzomys --
Plate 50. Central and Eastern Tiny Mice --
Plate 51. House and Western Tiny Mice --
Plate 52. Northern Deermice --
Plate 53. Southeastern Peromyscus and Relatives.
Series Title: Princeton field guides.
Responsibility: Roland W. Kays and Don E. Wilson.

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Covering 20 species recognized since 2002, this edition illustrates 462 known mammal species in the United States and Canada - each in beautiful color and accurate detail. With distribution maps,  Read more...

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