Released on 2010-04-23Categories Nature

A Guide to the Mammals of China

A Guide to the Mammals of China

Author: Andrew T. Smith

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400834112

Category: Nature

Page: 576

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China's stunning diversity of natural habitats--from parched deserts to lush tropical forests--is home to more than 10 percent of the world's mammal species. A Guide to the Mammals of China is the most comprehensive guide to all 556 species of mammals found in China. It is the only single-volume reference of its kind to fully describe the physical characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of every species. An up-to-date distribution map accompanies each species account, and color plates illustrate a majority of species. Written by a team of leading specialists, including Professor Wang Sung who provides a history of Chinese mammalogy, A Guide to the Mammals of China is the ideal reference for researchers and a delight for anyone interested in China's rich mammal fauna. The definitive, comprehensive, up-to-date guide to all of China's 556 mammal species High-quality color plates accompany the detailed text Each species account comes with a distribution map Organized taxonomically for easy reference Includes an extensive bibliography
Released on 1975-09-25Categories Science

Small Mammals

Small Mammals

Author: F. B. Golley

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521206013

Category: Science

Page: 451

View: 373

This volume, first published in 1975, looks at small mammal populations with emphasis being placed on their ecology and energy dynamics. It discusses the most productive research techniques and research objectives. The second part of the book deals with the roles of small mammals in ecosystems.
Released on 2005Categories Nature

Mammal Species of the World

Mammal Species of the World

Author: Don E. Wilson

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801882210

Category: Nature

Page: 2142

View: 444

This indispensable reference work belongs in public and academic libraries throughout the world and on the shelf of every biologist who works with mammals.