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Mammals of the Eastern United States

Author: John O Whitaker; William J Hamilton, Jr.
Publisher: Ithaca : Comstock Pub. Associates, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"In Their Definitive Work on eastern mammals, John O. Whitaker, Jr., and William J. Hamilton, Jr., vividly convey their sheer delight at the variety and abundance of mammalian life. They have brought together a wealth of biological information and applied a biological subspecies concept to the mammals of the eastern United States."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John O Whitaker; William J Hamilton, Jr.
ISBN: 0801434750 9780801434754
OCLC Number: 38438640
Description: xi, 583 pages, 24 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Order Didelphimorphia: Opossums --
2. Order Insectivora: Shrews and Moles --
3. Order Chiroptera: Bats --
4. Order Primates: Apes and Monkeys --
5. Order Xenarthra: Armadillos and Allies --
6. Order Lagomorpha: Hares, Rabbits, and Allies --
7. Order Rodentia: Rodents, or Gnawing Mammals --
8. Order Carnivora: Carnivores, or Flesh Eaters --
9. Order Sirenia: Manatee and Allies --
10. Order Perissodactyla: Horses and Other Odd-Toed Ungulates --
11. Order Artiodactyla: Pigs, Deer, and Other Even-Toed Ungulates --
App. Endangered, Threatened, and Extirpated Species.
Responsibility: John O. Whitaker, Jr., and William J. Hamilton, Jr.
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