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Carnivores of the World
  • Bandtyp: Häftad
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Utgiven: 201901
  • Antal sidor: 256
  • ISBN10:0691182957
  • ISBN13:9780691182957

Carnivores of the World

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An acclaimed illustrated guide to the world's carnivores--now in an expanded and thoroughly updated new editionThis is an expanded and fully revised new edition of a highly acclaimed guide to the world's carnivores--some of the most spectacular and feared creatures in nature. Covering all 250 species of terrestrial, true carnivores, from the majestic polar bear and predatory wild cats to the tiny least weasel, Luke Hunter's comprehensive, up-to-date, and user-friendly guide features 93 color plates by acclaimed wildlife artist Priscilla Barrett that depict every species and numerous subspecies, as well as more than 400 drawings of skulls and footprints. Features new to this edition include revised and expanded species coverage, a distribution map for every species, 25 new behavioral illustrations, and much more. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features, distribution and habitat, feeding ecology, behavior, social patterns, reproduction and demography, status, threats, lifespan, and mortality. An introduction includes a concise overview of taxonomy, conservation, and the distinct families of Carnivora.Covers all 250 terrestrial carnivore speciesIncludes 93 color plates by acclaimed wildlife artist Priscilla BarrettPacked with new features, including: Fully updated coverage, including new accounts of 9 recently delineated species7 new color plates illustrating the new species and additional forms of existing species185 distribution maps25 new behavioral illustrations16 new pages and larger formatA double-page spread on canid hybridsThe latest data on population trends and endangered status

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