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A Guide to the Mammals of Southeast Asia

Francis, Charles M.

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ISBN 10: 0691135517 / ISBN 13: 9780691135519
Published by Princeton University Press, 2008
Condition: Very Good In Dustjacket Hardcover
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Princeton. 2008. Princeton University Press. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Dustjacket. 33. 392 pages. hardcover. 9780691135519. keywords:. inventory # 36418. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Southeast Asia is home to more than 500 mammal species. This richly illustrated field guide is the most comprehensive reference to all mammals currently known to exist in mainland Southeast Asia, including Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, peninsular Malaysia, and Singapore. Every species is covered in full, from elephants and rhinos to dolphins, monkeys, carnivores, bats, mice, and shrews. The detailed text describes key identification features, ecology, habitat, distribution, and status. Seventy-two high-quality color plates depict most of the species covered, and there are distribution maps for easy reference. Charles Francis gives practical guidance on how to find and study mammals and covers important topics such as conservation. A Guide to the Mammals of Southeast Asia is a one-of-a-kind resource for naturalists and researchers and ideal for general readers. FEATURES: The most up-to-date and complete guide to the mammals of Southeast Asia; Generously illustrated with 72 full-color plates; Comprehensive text aids identification; Line drawings illustrate footprints and technical details; Distribution maps. Charles M. Francis is a research manager at the Canadian Wildlife Service’s National Wildlife Research Centre. He has written numerous research papers on Southeast Asian mammals and several books, including A Photographic Guide to Mammals of South-East Asia and A Field Guide to the Mammals of Borneo. . Bookseller Inventory # 36418

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Title: A Guide to the Mammals of Southeast Asia

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good In Dustjacket

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Southeast Asia is home to more than 500 mammal species. This richly illustrated field guide is the most comprehensive reference to all mammals currently known to exist in mainland Southeast Asia, including Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, peninsular Malaysia, and Singapore. Every species is covered in full, from elephants and rhinos to dolphins, monkeys, carnivores, bats, mice, and shrews. The detailed text describes key identification features, ecology, habitat, distribution, and status. Seventy-two high-quality color plates depict most of the species covered, and there are distribution maps for easy reference. Charles Francis gives practical guidance on how to find and study mammals and covers important topics such as conservation. A Guide to the Mammals of Southeast Asia is a one-of-a-kind resource for naturalists and researchers and ideal for general readers.



  • The most up-to-date and complete guide to the mammals of Southeast Asia

  • Generously illustrated with 72 full-color plates

  • Comprehensive text aids identification

  • Line drawings illustrate footprints and technical details

  • Distribution maps

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"This is the first field guide to the mammals of Southeast Asia covering every known species--from elephants and tigers down to the smallest shrews and mice. Mainland Southeast Asia has seen a decade-long resurgence in mammal research, and this book is an important and long-awaited resource to anyone interested in the region's spectacular mammal diversity."--Darrin Lunde, American Museum of Natural History


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