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A Field Guide to Mammals: North America North of Mexico (Peterson Field Guides)

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Publisher Comments:

Mammals is divided into 3 main sections: "Discovering Mammals" includes background information on evolution, anatomy, behavior and habitat; "Observing Mammals" provides practical advice on equipment, safety, animal track recognition, and photography tips; "Guide to Mammals" lists an extensive guide to the 160 most common mammals of the world.

Synopsis:

Descriptions of 380 species include size, weight, color, markings, number of teeth, habitat, habits, and comparisons with similar species. Superb color illustrations and line drawings show 230 animals. Range maps as well as photos of skulls and drawings of animal tracks, dens, nests, and burrows round out the wealth of information given in "the best general guide to all of North America" (Peter Warshall, Whole Earth Review).

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-276) and index.

About the Author

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation, as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars, and the Peterson Field Guides®are credited with helping to set the stage for the environmental movement.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395910986
Subtitle:
North America north of Mexico
Editor:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Editor:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Burt, William H.
Author:
Grossenheider, Richard Philip
Author:
Mariner Books
Author:
Grossenheider, Richard P.
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Mammals
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Mammals -- Canada -- Identification.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Third Edition
Series:
Peterson Field Guides(R)
Series Volume:
98/315
Publication Date:
19980515
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Covers 380 species of North American mam
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.18x4.48x.80 in. .70 lbs.

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Descriptions of 380 species include size, weight, color, markings, number of teeth, habitat, habits, and comparisons with similar species. Superb color illustrations and line drawings show 230 animals. Range maps as well as photos of skulls and drawings of animal tracks, dens, nests, and burrows round out the wealth of information given in "the best general guide to all of North America" (Peter Warshall, Whole Earth Review).
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