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Bovids of the World: Antelopes, Gazelles, Cattle, Goats, Sheep, and Relatives (Paperback)

Jose R. Castello

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ISBN 10: 0691167176 / ISBN 13: 9780691167176
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Paperback. Bovids are a diverse group of ruminant mammals that have hooves and unbranched hollow horns. Bovids of the World is the first comprehensive field guide to cover all 279 bovid .Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 664 pages. 1.315. N° de ref. de la librería 9780691167176

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Título: Bovids of the World: Antelopes, Gazelles, ...

Año de publicación: 2016

Encuadernación: Paperback

Condición del libro:New

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Bovids are a diverse group of ruminant mammals that have hooves and unbranched hollow horns. Bovids of the World is the first comprehensive field guide to cover all 279 bovid species, including antelopes, gazelles, cattle, buffaloes, sheep, and goats. From the hartebeest of Africa and the takin of Asia to the muskox of North America, bovids are among the world's most spectacular animals and this stunningly illustrated and easy-to-use field guide is an ideal way to learn more about them.

The guide covers all species and subspecies of bovids described to date. It features more than 300 superb full-color plates depicting every kind of bovid, as well as detailed facing-page species accounts that describe key identification features, horn morphology, distribution, subspeciation, habitat, and conservation status in the wild. This book also shows where to observe each species and includes helpful distribution maps.

Suitable for anyone with an interest in natural history, Bovids of the World is a remarkable and attractive reference, showcasing the range and beauty of these important mammals.

  • The first comprehensive field guide to all 279 bovid species
  • 337 full-color plates, with more than 1,500 photographs
  • Detailed species accounts describe key identification features, distribution, subspeciation, habitat, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status
  • Fully updated and revised taxonomy, with common and scientific names
  • Easy-to-read distribution maps

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"This is a very good field guide, with excellent illustrations."--Don E. Wilson, curator emeritus, Smithsonian Institution

"Timely, superb, and grounded in thorough research, this book displays the real diversity of the bovid species--in all its complexity and splendor."--Fenton P. D. Cotterill, Stellenbosch University

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