The Mammals of the Southern African Sub-region

The Mammals of the Southern African Sub-region

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This comprehensive volume covers all mammals that occur naturally on the African mainland south of the Cunene and Zambezi rivers, and also in the subregion's coastal waters. Extensively revised and updated for the new edition, it now includes the latest data from from mammal research in southern Africa along with the radical taxonomic changes across all levels of mammalian classification. Containing contributions from specialists on each mammalian order, each species description has been reviewed by a range of independent and internationally recognised authorities. Along with the latest taxonomic information, the distribution maps and illustrations have been updated and redrawn, several new colour plates have been added, and the whole design has been enhanced to aid access to key information. This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date survey of southern-African mammals and forms an essential reference for zoologists, evolutionary biologists and anyone wanting an overview of the region's wildlife.Genus Ammys. In The Mammals of Africa: An Identification Manual, Part 6.5, pp. ... Habitat and dietary species selection by oribi antelope at Mount Sheba Nature Reserve. S. Afr. I ... Timed running speed of a cheetah (AciHoiiyxjubuus).J. Zooianbsp;...

Title:The Mammals of the Southern African Sub-region
Author:J. D. Skinner, Christian T. Chimimba
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2006-03-20


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