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Wild mammals of North America : biology, management, and conservation

Author: George A Feldhamer; Bruce Carlyle Thompson; Joseph A Chapman
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Winner of the 1984 Wildlife Publications Award from the Wildlife Society, the first edition of Wild Mammals of North America (published in 1982) offered zoologists, naturalists, wildlife specialists, and students detailed information about the biology, conservation status, and management of 57 mammalian species and species groups, with contributions from 100 of the leading authorities. Now thoroughly revised to  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George A Feldhamer; Bruce Carlyle Thompson; Joseph A Chapman
ISBN: 0801874165 9780801874161
OCLC Number: 51969059
Description: xiii, 1216 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction : A Twenty-Year Retrospective / Bruce C. Thompson and George A. Feldhamer --
Opossum (Didelphis virginiana) / Alfred L. Gardner and Melvin E. Sunquist --
Moles (Talpidae) / Gregory D. Hartman and Terry L. Yates --
Bats (Vespertilionidae, Molossidae, Phyllostomidae) / William L. Gannon --
Armadillo (Dasypus novemicinctus) / James N. Layne --
Eastern Cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus and Allies) / Joseph A. Chapman and John A. Litvaitis --
Black-tailed Jackrabbit (Lepus californicus and Allies) / Jerran T. Flinders and Joseph A. Chapman --
Snowshoe Hare and Other Hares (Lepus americanus and Allies) / Dennis L. Murray --
Mountain Beaver (Aplodontia rufa) / George A. Feldhamer, James A. Rochelle and Clifford D. Rushton --
Marmots (Marmota monax and Allies) / Kenneth B. Armitage --
Ground Squirrels (Spermophilus and Ammospermophilus species) / Eric Yensen and Paul W. Sherman --
Black-tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys ludovicianus and Allies) / John L. Hoogland --
Fox and Gray Squirrels (Sciurus niger and S. carolinensis) / John Edwards, Mark Ford and David Guynn --
Pine Squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus and T. douglasii) / Richard H. Yahner --
Pocket Gophers (Geomyidae) / Robert J. Baker, Robert D. Bradley and Lee R. McAliley, Jr. --
Beaver (Castor canadensis) / Bruce W. Baker and Edward P. Hill --
Muskrats (Ondatra zibethicus and Neofiber alleni) / John Erb and H. Randolph Perry, Jr. --
Voles (Microtus species) / Stephen R. Pugh, Sherry Johnson and Robert H. Tamarin --
Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) / Uldis Roze and Linda M. Ilse --
Eastern Woodrat (Neotoma floridana and Allies) / Anne-Marie Monty and Robert E. Emerson --
. Bottlenose Dolphin, Harbor Porpoise, Sperm Whale and Other Toothed Cetaceans (Tursiops truncatus, Phocoena phocoena, and Physeter macrocephalus) / Randall R. Reeves and Andrew J. Read --
Baleen Whales : Right Whales and Allies (Eubalaena spp.) / Randall R. Reeves and Robert D. Kenney --
Coyote (Canis latrans) / Marc Bekoff and Eric M. Gese --
Gray Wolf (Canis lupus and Allies) / Paul C. Paquet and Ludwig N. Carbyn --
Foxes (Vulpes species, Urocyon species, and Alopex lagopus) / Brian L. Cypher --
Black Bear (Ursus americanus) / Michael R. Pelton --
Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos) / Charles C. Schwartz, Sterling D. Miller and Mark A. Haroldson --
Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) / Steven C. Amstrup --
Raccoon (Procyon lotor and Allies) / Stanley D. Gehrt --
Fisher and Marten (Martes pennanti and Martes americana) / Roger A. Powell, Steven W. Buskirk and William J. Zielinski --
. Weasels and Black-footed Ferret (Mustela species) / Gerald E. Svendsen --
Mink (Mustela vison) / Serge Lariviere --
Wolverine (Gulo gulo) / Jeffrey P. Copeland and Jackson S. Whitman --
Badger (Taxidea taxus) / Frederick G. Lindzey --
Skunks (Genera Mephitis, Spilogale, and Conepatus) / Rick Rosatte and Serge Lariviere --
River Otter (Lontra canadensis) / Wayne E. Melquist, Paul J. Polechla, Jr. and Dale Toweill --
Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) / James L. Bodkin --
Mountain Lion (Puma concolor) / Becky M. Pierce and Vernon C. Bleich --
Bobcat and Lynx (Lynx rufus and Lynx canadensis) / Eric M. Anderson and Matthew J. Lovallo --
Seals (Phocidae, Otariidae, and Odobenidae) / Keith Ronald and Barra L. Gots --
. West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus) / Daniel K. Odell --
Collared Peccary (Tayassu tajacu) / Eric C. Hellgren and John A. Bissonette --
Wapiti (Cervus elaphus) / James M. Peek --
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus) / Richard J. Mackie, John G. Kie, David F. Pac and Kenneth L. Hamlin --
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) / Karl V. Miller, Lisa I. Muller and Stephen Demarais --
Moose (Alces alces) / R. Terry Bowyer, Victor Van Ballenberghe and John G. Kie --
Caribou (Rangifer tarandus) / Frank L. Miller --
Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) / John A. Byers --
Bison (Bison bison) / Hal W. Reynolds, C. Cormack Gates and Randal D. Glaholt --
Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus) / Steeve D. Cote and Marco Festa-Bianchet --
. Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) / Anne Gunn and Jan Adamczewski --
Mountain Sheep (Ovis canadensis and O. dalli) / Raul R. Krausman and R. Terry Bowyer --
Nutria (Myocastor coypus) / Dixie L. Bounds, Mark H. Sherfy and Theodore A. Mollett --
Wild Horse (Equus caballus and Allies) / Stephen H. Jenkins and Michael C. Ashley --
Feral Hog (Sus serofa) / John R. Sweeney, James M. Sweeney and Sheron W. Sweeney --
Nonnative Large Mammals in North America / James G. Teer.
Responsibility: edited by George A. Feldhamer, Bruce C. Thompson, and Joseph A. Chapman.
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