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World guide to mammals

Nicole Duplaix

World guide to mammals

by Nicole Duplaix

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Published by Octopus Books in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Mammals,
  • Mammals -- Identification

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Nicole Duplaix and Noel Simon ; introduction by Prue and John Napier ; illustrations by Peter Barrett.
    ContributionsSimon, Noel, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL703 .D86 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], 283 p. :
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4278582M
    ISBN 100706406710
    LC Control Number78304435
    OCLC/WorldCa4002576

      With coverage on all the marine mammals of the world, authors Jefferson, Webber, and Pitman have created a user-friendly guide to identify marine mammals alive in nature (at sea or on the beach), dead specimens “in hand”, and also to identify marine mammals based on features of the :   With coverage on all the marine mammals of the world, authors Jefferson, Webber, and Pitman have created a user-friendly guide to identify marine mammals alive in nature (at sea or on the beach), dead specimens “in hand, and also to identify marine mammals based on features of the : Elsevier Science.

    "The Princeton Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals is a must-have for anyone interested in the fossil history of mammals, in part because works that review the whole of mammal history are otherwise virtually non-existent."—’s Tetrapod Zoology blog "Up-to-date, comprehensive, and very readable. mammals, such as kangaroos, the babies are born tiny and hardly developed at all. They continue their growth in the safety of the mother's pouch. Monotreme mammals do not give birth to babies at all. They lay eggs, like birds, and the eggs hatch into babies. But all female mammals make milk to feed their babies.

      This book provides concise and accurate details of the appearance, diagnostic features, distribution, habitat, and key behavioural characteristics of all mammals known to have occurred in Australia or its waters since the time of European settlement/5(3).   Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH City New York Containerid_2 X Donor cityofsausalitolibraryPages:


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