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Walker's mammals of the world / Ronald M. Nowak.

Author: Ronald M Nowak; Ernest P Walker
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999, ©1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th ed

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Genre/Form: Encyclopédies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald M Nowak; Ernest P Walker
ISBN: 0801857899 9780801857898
OCLC Number: 300966374
Notes: Titre des éd. précédentes : Mammals of the world.
"The first edition of this work appeared under the title Mammals of the world by Ernest P. Walker (senior author) ... [Ronald M. Nowak was senior author of the fourth edition and author of the fifth edition]"--Verso p. de t.
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Description: 2 volumes (li, 1936 pages) : illustrations, photogr., tabl. ; 26 cm
Contents: Volume IForeword, by Don E. WilsonPrefaceWorld Distribution of MammalsClass Mammalia: MammalsMonotremata: Monotremes Didelphimorphia: American Opossums Paucituberculata: Caenolestidae: "Shrew" OpossumsMicrobiotheria: Microbiotheriidae: Monito del Monte Dasyuromorphia: Australasian Carnivorous MarsupialsPeramelemorphia: Bandicoots Notoryctemorphia: Notoryctidae: Marsupial "Mole"Diprotodontia: Koala, Wombats, Possums, Wallabies, and KangaroosXenarthra: XenarthransInsectivora: InsectivoresScandentia: Tupaiidae: Tree ShrewsDermoptera: Cynocephalidae: Colugos, or Flying LemursChiroptera: BatsPrimates: PrimatesCarnivora: Dogs, Bears, Raccoons, Weasels, Civets, Mongooses, Hyenas, and CatsIndexVolume IIPinnipedia: Seals, Sea Lions, and WalrusCetacea: Whales, Dolphins, and PorpoisesSirenia: Dugong, Sea Cow, and ManateesProboscidea: Elephantidae: ElephantsPerissodactyla: Odd-toed Ungulates (Hoofed Mammals)Hyracoidea: Procaviidae: Hyraxes, or DassiesTubulidentata: Orycteropodidae: Aardvark, or Ant BearBibymalagasia: Plesiorycteropodidae: BibymalagasyArtiodactyla: Even-toed Ungulates (Hoofed Mammals)Pholidota: Manidae: Pangolins, or Scaly Anteaters Rodentia: RodentsLagomorpha: Pikas, Rabbits, and HaresMacroscelidea: Macroscelididae: Elephant ShrewsLiterature CitedIndex
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Unlike many academic reference works, all editions [Walker's Mammals], the new one included, are as accessible to amateurs as to professionals... For wildlife enthusiasts, this two-volume set is an Read more...

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