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Jerboas: Mammals of Russia and Adjacent Regions


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This book is devoted to the description of the systematics and biology of forest mice and jerboas. It describes detailed morphological characteristics and includes keys for the identification of the families, genera and species. Detailed maps of distribution of species are compiled. Data on the biology is according to the set plan (population, habitat, feeding, daily and seasonal activity, behavior, reproduction, parasites and competitors, etc.). This book primarily focuses species found in Russia, Ukraine, Caucasus, Russian Central Asia and Transcaucasia. Brief coverage of species outside these regions is also included. The book is intended for mammalogists, systematists, ecologists, and zoogeographers.

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Jerboas are small desert rodents with long legs, short arms and big ears, known for their ability to leap. In this study, originally published in Russiani 1995, the jerboas of the former USSR are catalogued by subspecies. Each type is described, often with photos. Habitat, diet and biology are detailed scientifically with graphs. The influence of civilization on the territory of the animals is also noted. The work is intended for mammalogists, systematists, ecologists and zoogeographers. Distributed in the US by Enfield. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Shenbrot, G. I.
CRC Press
Hoffman, Robert S. (EDT)
Koval'skaya, Yu. M.
Heptner, V. G.
Sokolov, V. E.
Nature Studies-Mammals
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