The Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals

This is an essential guide for anyone with an interest in wildlife who visits Africa--from the tourist on safari to the more experienced naturalist. Compact and beautifully illustrated, it is ideal for use in the field, while its coverage is the most comprehensive for any book of its size. Les mer
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This is an essential guide for anyone with an interest in wildlife who visits Africa--from the tourist on safari to the more experienced naturalist. Compact and beautifully illustrated, it is ideal for use in the field, while its coverage is the most comprehensive for any book of its size. * First pocket guide to cover every species of terrestrial African mammal * Adapted from the highly acclaimed Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals * Fully illustrated with the author's superb color artwork * Easy-to-read distribution maps * Concise text and clear layout for quick, easy reference * Practical format makes it ideal for use in the field

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Preface 6 Introduction 7 How to Use this Guide 8 The African Environment 9 Evolution in Africa 18 Mammals 20 Primates 21 Bats 68 Insectivores 88 Hares 94 Rodents 98 Carnivores 142 Scaly Ant-Eaters 176 Afrotheria 178 Odd-Toed Ungulates 192 Even-Toed Ungulates 200 Further Reading 258 Glossary 259 Scientific Name Index 264 English name Index 269