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The safari companion : a guide to watching African mammals, including hoofed mammals, carnivores, and primates

Author: Richard Estes
Publisher: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Pub. Co, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Enables readers to recognize and interpret visible behavioral activities, such as courtship rituals, territorial marking, aggression, and care of young.

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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Estes
ISBN: 1890132446 9781890132446
OCLC Number: 924926102
Description: xx, 458 p. : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Social and Mating Systems2. Observing African Mammals3. Understanding Animal BehaviorPart I: Antelopes and Other Ruminants4. Introducing Antelopes and Other African Ruminants5. Duikers6. Dwarf Antelopes7. Gazelle Tribe8. Reedbuck/Kob Tribe9. Vaal or Gray Rhebok, Pelea capreolus10. Horse Antelopes11. Hartebeest Tribe12. Impala, Aepyceros melampus13. Bushbuck Tribe14. African or Cape Buffalo, Syncerus caffer15. Giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis Part II: Other Hoofed Mammals16. Swine17. Hippopotamus, Hippopotamus amphibius18. Rhinoceroses19. Zebras and Asses20. Hyraxes or Dassies21. Elephant, Loxodonta africana[superscript en] Part III: Carnivores. 22. Introducing Carnivores
Responsibility: Richard D. Estes ; drawings by Daniel Otte ; foreword by Kathryn S. Fuller.

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Library Journal-Anyone who goes on safari will want to make room in his or her suitcase for this treasure. Estes, who is affiliated with the Smithsonian Institute as a research associate, spent over Read more...

 
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