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Rodents of the World (Of the World Series)

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Book News Annotation:

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)

Synopsis:

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.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-185) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816032297
ill.:
Tanner, Bruce,
Publisher:
Facts on File
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mammals
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Rodents
Subject:
Astronomy -- Dictionaries.
Edition Number:
3rd ed.
Series:
Of the World Series
Series Volume:
O
Publication Date:
May 1996
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.55x6.50x.70 in. 1.27 lbs.

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Reference » Science Reference » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Biology
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Mammals » Small Mammals

Rodents of the World (Of the World Series)
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Product details 192 pages Facts on File - English 9780816032297 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , 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.

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