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Walker's carnivores of the world

Author: Ronald M Nowak
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Featuring 225 illustrations, this comprehensive guide covers the world's eight terrestrial families of carnivores. Each account contains scientific and common names, number and distribution of species, physical attributes, measurements, hunting and social activity, reproduction, habitat, population dynamics, longevity, and status of threatened species. An overview by David W. Macdonald and Roland W. Kays features  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Classification
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald M Nowak
ISBN: 0801880335 9780801880339 0801880327 9780801880322
OCLC Number: 55494937
Notes: "Portions of this book have been adapted from Walker's mammals of the world, 6th ed., by Ronald M Nowak"--Title page verso.
Description: 313 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Carnivores of the world : an introduction --
Carnivores. Dogs, wolves, coyotes, jackals, and foxes : Canidae ; Bears : Ursidae ; Raccoons and relatives : Procyonidae ; Weasels, badgers, skunks, and otters : Mustelidae ; Civets, genets, and linsangs : Viverridae ; Mongooses and fossa : Herpestidae ; Aardwolf and hyenas : Hyaenidae ; Cats : Felidae --
World distribution of carnivores.
Other Titles: Carnivores of the world
Responsibility: Ronald M. Nowak ; introduction by David W. Macdonald and Roland W. Kays.
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This comprehensive guide covers the world's 8 terrestrial families of carnivores. Each generic account comprises: scientific & common names, number & distribution of species, physical attributes,  Read more...

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