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Small mammals are where you find them

by Helen Damrosch Tee-Van

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Including index.

    Statementby Helen Damrosch Tee-Van
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL706 .T27
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 p. :
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24776557M
    LC Control Number65021566
    OCLC/WorldCa952735

    About this book. Revised second edition. Illustrations by G Troughton. Very much designed with conservation in mind (mammals account for a tiny proportion of UK biological records - only %) this manual contains tips on identifying mammals by their signs, sounds, and even smells, lists easy ways to distinguish species that look similar, and details live trapping methods. Arctic foxes have beautiful white (sometimes blue-gray) coats that act as very effective winter camouflage. The natural hues allow the animal to blend into the tundra's ubiquitous snow and ice.

      The African Elephant, the world's biggest elephant. Wikimedia Commons. The largest land-dwelling mammal on earth, at seven tons, the African elephant is smaller than the blue whale for good reason: The buoyancy of water helps to counteract the blue whale's weight, and elephants are terrestrial. One reason the African elephant has enormous ears is to help dissipate its internal body heat. The Biology of Small Mammals is the first exploration of the lives of small mammals undertaken in decades. Mammalogist Joseph F. Merritt offers an engaging, in-depth discussion about a diverse array of small mammals, from the rare Kittis hog-nosed bat of Southeast Asia to the bizarre aye-aye of Madagascar to the familiar woodchuck of North America.4/5(7).

    The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia, by David Andrew. CSIRO Publishing. $ Pretty much wherever you go in Australia, this book will enhance your natural history experience. Mammals are prevalent–you can find them in diverse environments, from the ocean to the desert. Because many mammals frequently come into contact with humans, however, they are constantly under threat due to the destruction of their habitats, hunting or accidents.


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