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This is the long-awaited revision of the best-selling classic mammalogy text. The biology of mammals is viewed from a broad range of perspectives, making it useful to instructors with contrasting approaches to the subject. Based on the extensive studies of researchers, MAMMALOGY holds the interest of students, while maintaining the respect of the members of the scholarly community of mammalogists. The topics covered were chosen as the most important, interesting, and essential to the understanding of mammals.

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This is the long-awaited revision of the best-selling classic mammalogy text. The biology of mammals is viewed from a broad range of perspectives, making it useful to instructors with contrasting approaches to the subject. Based on the extensive studies of researchers, MAMMALOGY holds the interest of students, while maintaining the respect of the members of the scholarly community of mammalogists. The topics covered were chosen as the most important, interesting, and essential to the understanding of mammals.

About the Author

Jim Ryan joined the faculty in 1998 after completing a two-year public interest fellowship in Newark, NJ. He teaches law and education, constitutional law, land use law, local government law, and, on occasion, torts. His scholarship focuses primarily on law and educational opportunity, and he has authored or co-authored articles on school finance, school desegregation, school choice, school governance, a right to preschool, and the No Child Left Behind Act, which have appeared in the Harvard, Yale, Michigan, Virginia, California, and New York University law reviews. In 2002-03, Ryan was a visiting professor at Yale Law School. He was named the William L. Matheson & Robert M. Morgenthau Distinguished Professor in 2004, and in that year was also appointed Academic Associate Dean. In fall 2006, Ryan was a visiting professor at Harvard Law School. Ryan received his A.B. from Yale University and his J.D. from Virginia. After graduating from the Law School in 1992, Ryan first clerked for J. Clifford Wallace, then-Chief Judge of the 9th Circuit, and then for William H. Rehnquist, the late Chief Justice of the United States.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Mammalian Characteristics. 3. Mammalian Origins. 4. Classification of Mammals. 5. Monotremata. 6. Metatheria. 7. Introduction of Eutherian Mammals. 8. Insectivoria. 9. Xenarthra and Pholidota. 10. Dermoptera and Chiroptera. 11. Primates and Scandentia. 12. Carnivora. 13. Cetacea. 14. Proboscidea, Sirenia, and Hyracoidea. 15. Tubulidentata. 16. Perissodactyla. 17. Artiodactyla. 18. Rodentia. 19. Lagomorpha and Macroscelidea. 20. Reproduction. 21. Aspects of Physiology. 22. Echolocation. 23. Behavior. 24. Ecology. 25. Zoogeography. 26. Mammalian Conservation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780030250347
Author:
Vaughan, Terry A.
Author:
Czaplewski, Nicholas
Compiled:
Cram 101
Author:
Ryan, James E.
Author:
Czaplewski, Nicholas J.
Author:
Cram 101
Author:
Ryan, James P.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews, Textbook Revie
Author:
Vaughan, Terry A.(Terry A. Vaughan)
Author:
Ryan, James M.
Author:
Vaughan and Ryan and Czaplewski, 4th Edi
Author:
Ryan, James
Publisher:
Brooks Cole
Location:
S.l.
Subject:
Mammals
Subject:
Zoology
Subject:
Mammalogy
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - General
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Biology-Zoology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. B1-B63).
Series:
Cram101 Textbook Outlines
Series Volume:
112
Publication Date:
July 1999
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
672
Dimensions:
10.34x8.19x1.03 in. 2.90 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This is the long-awaited revision of the best-selling classic mammalogy text. The biology of mammals is viewed from a broad range of perspectives, making it useful to instructors with contrasting approaches to the subject. Based on the extensive studies of researchers, MAMMALOGY holds the interest of students, while maintaining the respect of the members of the scholarly community of mammalogists. The topics covered were chosen as the most important, interesting, and essential to the understanding of mammals.
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