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The Encyclopedia of Mammals

Edited by David W. Macdonald

Third edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199206087
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191728051 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780199206087.001.0001
The Encyclopedia of Mammals

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‘an ultimate in natural history books’ - Irish Times Written by an international team of experts and edited by renowned zoologist Professor David Macdonald, this new edition of The Encyclopedia of Mammals has been comprehensively revised and updated to reflect the most recent developments in modern zoology. It covers the behaviour, diet, distribution, and evolution of every known living mammal in the world in clear, accessible language, and is superbly illustrated throughout with photographs and original artwork. There are also feature articles on a range of fascinating topics, such as: Why do primates have big brains? Why do lions roar? And what are the costs of motherhood for seals?

Book.  161 pages.  565820 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences

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Aardvark in The Encyclopedia of Mammals

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African Mole Rats in The Encyclopedia of Mammals

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African Wild Dog in The Encyclopedia of Mammals

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American Black Bear in The Encyclopedia of Mammals

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Anteaters in The Encyclopedia of Mammals

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Anteaters and Relatives in The Encyclopedia of Mammals

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Apes in The Encyclopedia of Mammals

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Aye‐aye in The Encyclopedia of Mammals

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