Mammals of North America: Second Edition (Princeton Field Guides)

Mammals of North America: Second Edition (Princeton Field Guides)

Don E. Wilson


The best-selling box consultant that "sets new criteria" (New Scientist) and "makes all different box courses for mammals of the USA. . . and Canada out of date" (Journal of Mammalogy) is now even greater. overlaying 20 species famous considering that 2002 and together with thirteen new colour plates, this absolutely revised version of Mammals of North America illustrates all 462 identified mammal species within the usa and Canada--each in appealing colour and exact element. With a extra updated species checklist than the other consultant, more desirable facing-page descriptions, easier-to-read distribution maps, up to date universal and clinical names, and music and scat illustrations, this slender, gentle, and easy-to-use quantity is the must-have resource for choosing North American mammals.

Roland Kays and Don Wilson have scoured the technical literature to drag out the most important modifications among related species, and illustrated those every time attainable, making the consultant important to beginner naturalists zoologists alike. informal animal watchers will savor the evaluation of mammal variety and the information on picking out animals they could secret agent of their binoculars, whereas scientists will take pleasure in the exacting element had to distinguish comparable species, together with illustrations of shrew tooth, bat feet, and whale dorsal fins.

  • The best-illustrated and easiest-to-use box advisor to North American mammals
  • Beautiful and exact colour illustrations of all 462 mammals present in the us and Canada--including 20 species famous when you consider that 2002
  • 112 colour plates--including thirteen new ones
  • Key identity information--fully revised--on dealing with pages
  • The most present taxonomy/species record
  • Fully revised, easy-to-read diversity maps
  • Illustrations of tracks, scat, and whale and dolphin dive sequences

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