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Rodents of the World (Of the World Series)by David Alderton
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A wonderfully informative look at the rodent families from the subterranean blind mole rat to the largest living rodent, the giant capybara of South America. Covers evolution, classification and distribution, form and function, and breeding and feeding habits. Includes distribution maps and some 100 excellent color photographs.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Many of nature's most curious and intriguing creatures can be discovered in the extraordinary Of the World set. Loaded with crisp, full-color photographs that often astonish and amuse, the thirteen-volume set provides unique insights into the amazing diversity of species around the globe.
The volumes provide clear, basic information on physiology, classification, habitat, life cycle, and behavior, including such diverse topics as courtship and mating, egg-laying and development, reproduction and parental care, food and feeding.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-185) and index.
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