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Handbook of the Mammals of the World

The Handbook of the Mammals of the World endeavours to become an unprecedented reference work for the Class Mammalia. Once the series is complete there will be eight volumes in total, which together describe every currently recognised mammal species, with each chapter of each volume being dedicated to a particular family. An illustration of each mammal is provided, along with information on the natural history, systematic relationships, ecology and the current conservation status.

  • Handbook of the Mammals of the World, Volume 1: Carnivores
    Handbook of the Mammals of the World,… -

    The first volume in the series deals with the following families: African Palm Civet; Cats; Linsangs; Civets, Genets and Oyans; Hyenas; Mongooses; Euplerids; Dogs; Bears; Red Panda; Racoons; Skunks; Weasels, Martens, Polecats, Badgers and Otters.

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  • Handbook of the Mammals of the World: Volume 2 Hoofed Mammals
    Handbook of the Mammals of the World:… -

    The species accounts supply complete and up-to-date information on hoofed mammals at a time when new and increasingly sophisticated methods of DNA analysis is reshaping our knowledge of these species; to give just one example, the bovidae family has almost doubled its size in the last five years, to the 279 distinct species known today. 664 colour photographs, 56 colour plates, distribution maps.

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  • Handbook of the Mammals of the World; Volume 3 Primates
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    This, the third volume of HMW, counts more than 470 mammal species: 138 species of prosimians - the lemurs, lorises, pottos and tarsiers in Africa and Asia; 157 species of monkeys in the New World; another 158 monkeys in the Old World; and 25 apes, 19 of them gibbons along with six chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans.

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  • Handbook of the Mammals of the World; Volume 4; Sea Mammals
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    This is the fourth volume in the Handbook of the Mammals of the World series. The contents of this volume include: Manatees; Dugong; Earless Seals; Eared Seals; Walrus; South Asian Rover Dolphins; Baiji; Beaked Whales; Amazon River Dolphins; Franciscana; Ocean Dolphins; Beluga and Narwhal; Porpoises; Sperm Whale; Pygmy and Dwarf Sperm Whales; Right Whales; Pygmy Right Whales; Gray Whale and Rorquals.

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  • Handbook of the Mammals of the World Volume 6 Lagomorphs and Rodents
    Handbook of the Mammals of the World… by Russell A Mittermeier et al

    Rats and mice and their relatives in the order Rodentia make up almost half of the species of mammals. Because of this, we polled our readers and the overwhelming positive response was to produce two volumes treating Rodents. Volume 6 will include all of the families of rodents other than Cricetidae and Muridae, plus the order Lagomorpha, which includes rabbits and pikas. This radiation includes some 35 families, which have spread around the globe, occupying every continent except Antarctica, and countless islands in all major oceans.

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  • Handbook of the Mammals of the World: Volumes 1-6
    Handbook of the Mammals of the World:… by Don E Wilson, Russell A Mittermeier

    This is a set of the first six volumes in the Handbook of the Mammals of the World Series. Handbook of the Mammals of the World, Volume 1: Carnivores deals with the following families: African Palm Civet; Cats; Linsangs; Civets, Genets and Oyans; Hyenas; Mongooses; Euplerids; Dogs; Bears; Red Panda; Racoons; Skunks; Weasels, Martens, Polecats, Badgers and Otters.

    Hardback £750.00 Info
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