Guide to the Mammals of Madagascar

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9780713670431: Guide to the Mammals of Madagascar

The mammals that inhabit Madagascar are among the most extraordinary in the world. This portable guide offers a full survey and classification of all the Malagasy mammals, both endemic and introduced, including many new species only recently identified. With vivid color photographs, line illustrations, and maps, Mammals of Madagascar: A Complete Guide is an essential volume for any tourist or biologist who visits the island―or wishes to. The guide provides descriptions of the physical and behavioral characteristics of each species as well as information about habitat and distribution. To further aid identification, the book lists top mammal-watching sites in the rainforests, deciduous forests, and spiny forest areas. Streamlined and completely updated, this book replaces Nick Garbutt’s classic earlier work, Mammals of Madagascar, and takes its place as the definitive guide to the mammals of the world’s fourth-largest island. Published in association with Christopher Helm/A & C Black Publishers Ltd.

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Nick Garbutt is an award-winning wildlife photographer and author who has visited virtually all of the major wildlife locations in Madagascar during annual visits since 1991. He contributes to publications worldwide, including National Geographic, Africa Geographic, Outdoor Photography, and BBC Wildlife and has twice been the winner of the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition.

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". . . Garbutt's new guide is a needed addition to the literature on Madagascar's fauna, as it provides abundant information, including superb photographs and species' distribution maps on the entire radiation of Madagascar's unique mammals."—Frank P Cuozzo, The Quarterly Review of Biology

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Barbutt, Nick
Editorial: A & C Black, London (2007)
ISBN 10: 0713670436 ISBN 13: 9780713670431
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Descripción A & C Black, London, 2007. Softcover. Estado de conservación: Fine. Repint. Pictorialcard wraps. As new except for chip to back top edge. 304 pages, illustrated with drawings, colour photographs and maps. Size: 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" tall, Nº de ref. de la librería 038686

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Descripción Paperback. Estado de conservación: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Nº de ref. de la librería GOR006803629

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Descripción London: A & C Black, 2007., 2007. Octavo, paperback,304 pp.,colour photographs, text illustrations, maps. Madagascar has a unique mammal fauna. Of the 123 species, at least 103 are found nowhere else on earth. This title is a reduced format field guide adaptation of the popular book Mammals of Madagascar [stock id 10514]. Of the 123 species, at least 103 are found nowhere else on earth. It is best known for its 33 species of lemur, but there are also a great variety of tenrecs, bats, rodents, viverrids and mongooses. As the only mammal taxa present on Madagascar, these groups have demonstrated remarkable adaptive radiation, giving rise to some of the most remarkable species in the world, such as the witch-like Aye-aye, the elegant Fossa and the bizarre Hedgehog Tenrecs. Anyone interested in mammals will hope to explore Madagascar's extraordinary assemblage of species, and this is the perfect identification guide for the island. Nº de ref. de la librería 24364

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