Carnivores Of The World

Author: Luke Hunter
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ISBN: 9780691152271
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Carnivores Of The World from the Author: Luke Hunter. "Panthera: leaders in wild cat conservation."

A Field Guide To The Carnivores Of The World

Author: Luke Hunter
Publisher: New Holland Australia(AU)
ISBN: 9781847733467
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A Field Guide To The Carnivores Of The World from the Author: Luke Hunter. A comprehensive guide to the varied avifauna of this island biodiversity hotspot, which comprises Brunei, the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak, and the Indonesian states of Kalimantan. Each species is described in detail with key identification characteristics, habitat information and a distribution map.

Walker S Carnivores Of The World

Author: Ronald M. Nowak
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801880322
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Walker S Carnivores Of The World from the Author: Ronald M. Nowak. Although they are highly intelligent, ruthless predators, carnivores are increasingly rare. From the dwarf mongoose to the polar bear, carnivores are at once respected and misunderstood, invoking both fear and curiosity in the humans with whom they share their world. Ronald M. Nowak celebrates these fascinating mammals in Walker's Carnivores of the World. This comprehensive guide, featuring 225 illustrations, covers the world's eight terrestrial families of carnivores. Each generic account comprises scientific and common names, number and distribution of species, physical attributes, measurements, hunting and social activity, reproduction, habitat, population dynamics, longevity, and status of threatened species. A thought-provoking overview by David W. Macdonald and Roland W. Kays is packed with results of the latest field and laboratory research on topics ranging from evolutionary history to the adaptive value of fur patterns. Emphasizing the interplay of social life, morphology, and predatory behavior, it provides an up-to-date panorama of the world's carnivores.

Wild Cats Of The World

Author: Luke Hunter
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472912209
Size: 41.57 MB
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Wild Cats Of The World from the Author: Luke Hunter. Ranging from largest – the Tiger, to the smallest – Rusty-spotted Cat, the world's wild cats are some of the most beautiful, ferocious and feared carnivores in the world. Wild Cats of the World provides a detailed account of each species of wild cat, examining their importance throughout history and the future of some of the most endangered breeds. Using magnificent colour plates by top wildlife artist Priscilla Barrett to depict each cat in detail Wild Cats of the World examines the characteristics of all 38 species as well as their history and current status. Luke Hunter's informative text combines with Barrett's beautiful drawings to create a must-have ebook for any cat enthusiast.

Bears Other Carnivores

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Publisher: Silver Burdett Press
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Bears Other Carnivores from the Author: . Excerpts about animals from the writings of William Faulkner, Mark Twain, Ernest Thompson Seton, and John Muir are included in the text, accompanying photographs of carvivores ranging from a half-ton polar bear to a two-ounce weasel

Larger Carnivores Of The African Savannas

Author: Jacobus du P. Bothma
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3662037661
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Larger Carnivores Of The African Savannas from the Author: Jacobus du P. Bothma. An ordered and scientific study of the ecology of all African carnivores larger than jackals. Numerous colour photographs taken by both authors, and excellent sketches by the internationally renowned wildlife artist Clive Walker, depict the life and habitat of these carnivores.

The Carnivores

Author: R. F. Ewer
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801484933
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The Carnivores from the Author: R. F. Ewer. The new foreword by Devra Kleiman provides anecdotes about R. F. Ewer's personal and professional achievements from biologists who actually knew her. It also features a bibliography of Ewer's publications which demonstrates her extensive and wide-ranging life's work.

Carnivores In The Food Chain

Author: Alice B. McGinty
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823957545
Size: 53.70 MB
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Carnivores In The Food Chain from the Author: Alice B. McGinty. Discusses the importance of carnivores and the role they play in the food chain.