A Manual of Mammalogy

A Manual of Mammalogy

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Refined in detail through three editions, the manuals outstanding features include: an explanation of keys and how to use them; the inclusion of keys designed to identify by order or family extant mammals of the world; special sections containing comments and suggestions on identification; information on working with map coordinates and global positioning receivers; coverage of the use of computer programs to get estimates of home-range size and characteristics; and ideas for locating reliable, authoritative literature on mammals. A section on techniques for studying mammals in the field and in the laboratory rounds out this student-friendly learning tool. Beautifully wrought illustrations and diagrams accurately portray visual details of mammal groups or characteristics that are unavailable to study in person. Moreover, well-designed laboratory exercises provide opportunities to apply knowledge and master understanding.... North American: TL 140, T 38, HF 14 (cu), E 12 European: HB 102, T 38, HF 12 (s.u.), E 14 Figure 31.7 illustrates the four Standard measurements taken by Europeans (and some others). Measurements of cetaceans and sirenians differ fromanbsp;...

Title:A Manual of Mammalogy
Author:Robert E. Martin, Ronald H. Pine, Anthony F. DeBlase
Publisher:Waveland Press - 2011-11-30


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