The Princeton Encyclopedia of Mammals, by MacDonald, David W.
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- ISBN: 9780691140698 | 0691140693
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/9/2009
The Princeton Encyclopedia of Mammalsis the most comprehensive and accessible reference book on mammals available. Unsurpassed in scope and stunningly illustrated, this book covers every known living species, from aardvarks to zorros. The informative and lively text is written by acclaimed researchers from around the world and features a concise general introduction to mammals followed by detailed accounts of species and groups that systematically describe form, distribution, behavior, status, conservation, and more. There are superb full-color photos and illustrations on virtually every page that show the animals in their natural settings and highlight their typical behaviors. And throughout the book, numerous "Factfile" panels with color distribution maps and scale drawings provide at-a-glance overviews of key data.The Princeton Encyclopedia of Mammalsis the definitive one-volume resource--a must-have reference book for naturalists and a delight for general readers. Covers every living mammal Describes form, distribution, behavior, status, conservation, and more Features spectacular full-color photos and illustrations on virtually every page Includes "Factfile" panels with color distribution maps and scale drawings for at-a-glance reference Written by an international team of expert