A Field Guide To The Mammals Of Egypt

Author: Richard Hoath
Publisher: American Univ in Cairo Press
ISBN: 9774162544
Size: 15.73 MB
Format: PDF
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From gazelle to gerbil, from hyena to hyrax, every mammal species recorded in Egypt is described here in detail, with identification features, status, habitat, and habits, and with comparisons to similar species. A map is provided for each species, clearly showing its current, and in somecases historical, range. Each species is meticulously illustrated'the bats and sea mammals in detailed black-and-white illustrations, all other species in scientifically accurate color plates. Additional vignettes emphasize aspects of mammal behavior, cover the minutiae of such features as the nose-leafs and ear structureof bats, and illustrate the tracks and trails of the more commonly encountered mammals.This is an indispensable reference work for anyone interested in the wildlife of Egypt, from professional biologists to desert travelers and interested amateurs. And as it describes and illustrates every whale and dolphin species recorded in Egyptian waters, including the Red Sea, it will be ofspecial significance to anyone diving in the region.

A Field Guide To The Mammals Of Central America And Southeast Mexico

Author: Fiona Reid
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195343229
Size: 12.34 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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This is the only comprehensive guide to mammals in Central America and southeast Mexico. Unlike most field guides, it covers smaller mammals in depth and also provides and extensive bibliography. In addition to detailed species accounts and range maps for all species, the book has 52 full-color plates. The 49 animal plates cover almost all the species in the region. 4 color maps are new to the second edition, detailing parks, elevations and biomes in the region.

Indian Mammals

Author: Vivek Menon
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9789350097618
Size: 10.22 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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An invaluable reference and exceptionally usable guide to the mammals of India Covering the rich diversity of mammal species in India, from tigers, elephants, rhinos and whales to primates, rodents and bats, Indian Mammals is a comprehensive, field-ready and illustrated guide. Accompanied by superb full-colour photographs, supplementary illustrations and distribution maps, and based on impeccable scientific research reviewed by experts, Indian Mammals records details of virtually every mammal known to exist in India. The in-depth, up-to-date text by Vivek Menon, one of India's leading naturalists and an authority on Indian wildlife, describes key identification features, biometrics, behaviour, social strategies, habitat and distribution. Encyclopaedic in sweep yet accessible in approach, Indian Mammals includes the majestic and most sought after as well as the extraordinary and elusive mammals. Passionate wildlife watchers will appreciate the range of coverage and tips on identifying mammals, while naturalists will value the exacting detail needed to distinguish similar species in the field. Planned for easy reference, this compact guide is the essential resource for wildlifers of any age, from animal watchers and eco-tourists to active conservationists. • More than 400 species of both land and water mammals with introductory pages on each order • Over 1,000 carefully curated photographs • Nearly 150 distribution maps • Colour tabs for sections to facilitate ease of use • The full index doubles up as a life-list • Field notes reveal uncommon on-site experiences

A Field Guide To Tracking Mammals In The Northeast

Author: Linda J. Spielman
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781682680636
Size: 20.42 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The ultimate resource for mammal trackers As more people come to value the natural world and venture into wildlife areas, a reference to help identify the animals who call these places home has never been more useful. A Field Guide to Tracking Mammals in the Northeast gives you all the details necessary for following animals large and small—from chipmunks and woodchucks to bobcats and black bears. Meticulously drawn illustrations and informative discussions provide the user with an array of tools for identification unmatched in any other tracking book. This guide also includes thorough discussions of distinguishing features, illustrations of scat, notes on other signs and habitat, measurements for tracks and gaits, and diagrams of characteristic gaits. Lightweight, portable, and comprehensive, this book is an ideal tool for trackers at all levels.

A Field Guide To The Larger Mammals Of Tanzania

Author: Charles Foley
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400852802
Size: 16.58 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Home to the Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania offers some of the finest big game watching in the world, from elephants and rhinos to chimpanzees and lions. This field guide covers all the larger mammals of Tanzania, including marine mammals and some newly discovered species. Detailed accounts are provided for more than 135 species, along with color photos, color illustrations of marine mammals, and distribution maps. Accounts for land species give information on identification, subspecies, similar species, ecology, behavior, distribution, conservation status, and where best to see each species. The guide also features plates with side-by-side photographic comparisons of species that are easily confused, as well as first-time-ever species checklists for every national park. The definitive, most up-to-date field guide to the larger mammals of Tanzania, including marine mammals Features detailed species accounts and numerous color photos throughout Provides tips on where to see each species Includes species checklists for every national park