Carnivores of the World (Princeton Field Guides)

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Carnivores are among the most spectacular creatures in the natural world, and also the most feared. Carnivores of the World is the first comprehensive field guide to all 245 terrestrial species of true carnivores, from the majestic polar bear and predatory wild cats to the tiny least weasel. This user-friendly illustrated guide features 86 color plates by acclaimed wildlife artist Priscilla Barrett that depict every species and numerous subspecies, as well as about 400 line drawings of skulls and footprints. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features, distribution and habitat, feeding ecology, behavior, social patterns, reproduction and demography, status, threats, lifespan, and mortality. Carnivores of the World includes an introduction that provides a concise overview of taxonomy, conservation, and the distinct families within the order Carnivora.

  • Covers all 245 terrestrial species of true carnivores
  • Includes 86 color plates by acclaimed wildlife artist Priscilla Barrett
  • Features detailed species accounts and hundreds of line drawings
  • The first field guide of its kind

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"I don't know of a concise global summary of carnivores like this. The illustrations cover a wide range of forms from all over the world, including many that are rarely photographed or preserved in museums."--Roland W. Kays, coauthor of Mammals of North America


About the Author:

Luke Hunter is president of Panthera, the world's leading wild cat conservation organization. His books include "Cheetah" and "Cats of Africa: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation."

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Descrizione libro Princeton University Press, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Carnivores are among the most spectacular creatures in the natural world, and also the most feared. Carnivores of the World is the first comprehensive field guide to all 250 terrestrial species of true carnivores, from the majestic polar bear and predatory wild cats to the tiny least weasel. This user-friendly illustrated guide features 86 color plates by acclaimed wildlife artist Priscilla Barrett that depict every species and numerous subspecies, as well as about 400 line drawings of skulls and footprints. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features, distribution and habitat, feeding ecology, behavior, social patterns, reproduction and demography, status, threats, lifespan, and mortality. Carnivores of the World includes an introduction that provides a concise overview of taxonomy, conservation, and the distinct families within the order Carnivora.Covers all 250 terrestrial species of true carnivoresIncludes 86 color plates by acclaimed wildlife artist Priscilla BarrettFeatures detailed species accounts and hundreds of line drawingsThe first field guide of its kind. Codice libro della libreria 13533

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