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Mammals of Africa

J. Meester

Mammals of Africa

An Identification Manual

by J. Meester

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Published by Smithsonian Books .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsH. W. Setzer (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11121819M
ISBN 100874741165
ISBN 109780874741162

Mammals of Africa (MoA) is a series of six volumes which describes, in detail, every currently recognized species of African land mammal. This is the first time that such extensive coverage has ever been attempted, and the volumes incorporate the very latest information and detailed discussion of the morphology, distribution, biology and. The Behavior Guide to African Mammals is that ideal companion. Lucid, accurate, and marvelously illustrated, the book is a basic reference for anyone interested in natural history."--George B. Schaller, author of The Serengheti Lion and The Deer and the Tiger "A remarkable review of what is known about the larger African mammals."--A.R.E 4/5(2).

Of the world's 4, to 4, mammal species, about 1, occur in Africa. In this updated and revised edition of Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa, authors Chris and Tilde Stuart concentrate on the more visible and easily distinguished larger mammal species, plus some of the more frequently seen smaller mammals/5(16). Title. The mammals of South Africa / Related Titles. Series: The fauna of South Africa By. Sclater, William Lutley, Type. Book Material. Published material.

  Of the more than 5, mammals species worldwide, at least 1, occur in Africa. Stuarts’ Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa concentrates on the more visible and easily distinguished larger species, as well as some of the more frequently seen smaller mammals. This new edition has been extensively revised, expanded and redesigned and includes: the most . Extensively revised since the 3rd ed. (), this book by C. Stuart and T. Stuart (founders, African-Arabian Wildlife Research Centre) is the definitive 5/5(1).


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Mammals of Africa (MoA) is a series of six volumes which describes, in detail, every currently recognized species of African land mammal. This is the first time that such extensive coverage has ever been attempted, and the volumes incorporate the very latest information and detailed discussion of the morphology, distribution, biology and evolution (including reference to fossil Cited by: "Cenozoic Mammals of Africa does not disappoint: here is a magisterial volume of nearly 1, pages of densely packed information authored by many of the leading scholars of our time.

The book provides excellent summaries of the geological, geographic, climatic, ecological and chronological settings in which the mammals of Africa have evolved/5(2). Mammals of Africa (MoA) is a series of six volumes which describes, in detail, every currently recognized species of African land mammal.

This is the first time that such extensive coverage has ever been attempted, and the volumes incorporate the very latest information and detailed discussion of the morphology, distribution, biology and evolution Reviews: 1.

"Cenozoic Mammals of Africa does not disappoint: here is a magisterial volume of nearly 1, pages of densely packed information authored by many of the leading scholars of our time.

The book provides excellent summaries of the geological, geographic, climatic, ecological and chronological settings in which the mammals of Africa have evolved.

Reviews “Mammals of Africa is the magnum opus of Kingdon's team - except that it seems more magnum than any opus has any right to be. It is up-to-date, comprehensive and, above all, beautiful, in both the writing and the pictures.” – Richard Dawkins, New College, University of Oxford “Mammals of Africa is a splendid rare blend of natural history and science.

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This category may require frequent maintenance to avoid becoming too large. The Mammals of the Southern African Subregion. I have Smithers' first edition (), which was excellent, and the revised edition is even better, with new plates by Dick Findlay.

The best reference on the mammals of Southern Africa, with the best illustrations. pages. 38 color plates. Struik. Revised edition, Buy Mammals of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East (): NHBS - Stéphane Aulagnier, Patrick Haffner, AJ Mitchell-Jones, François Moutou, Jan Zima, Jean Chevallier, Julien Norwood, Juan M Varela Simó, Marcel Saché, Bloomsbury Publishing.

A Field Guide to the Mammals of Southern Africa. Available in English, Afrikaans and German. The Southern Africa’s Mammals Guide is a high quality page book providing all the information you need to identify mammals when visiting Southern Africa’s Wildlife and.

Mammals of Africa is the magnum opus of Kingdon's team - except that it seems more magnum than any opus has any right to be. It is up-to-date, comprehensive and, above all, beautiful, in both the writing and the pictures.

Of the more than 5, mammals species worldwide, at least 1, occur in Africa. Stuarts' Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa - a classic and widely acclaimed work - concentrates on the more visible and easily distinguished larger species, as well as some of the more frequently seen smaller mammals/5.

"Cenozoic Mammals of Africa does not disappoint: here is a magisterial volume of nearly pages of densely packed information authored by many of the leading scholars of our time. The book provides excellent summaries of the geological, geographic, climatic, ecological and chronological settings in which the mammals of Africa have evolved.

Description: The Complete Book of Southern African Mammals covers each of Southern Africa's mammal species. From the diminutive shrews to the weird and wonderful bats, the carnivores, primates and ungulates (hoofed animals), this guide represents the work of 72 leading authorities in the field of mammal research.

Mammals of Africa (MoA) is a series of six volumes which describes, in detail, every currently recognized species of African land mammal. This is the first time that such extensive coverage has ever been attempted, and the volumes incorporate the very latest information and detailed discussion of the morphology, distribution, biology and evolution /5(7).

Buy Stuarts' Field Guide to Mammals of Southern Africa (Field Guide Series) Expanded ed by Chris &. Mathilde Stuart (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(43). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Mammals of Africa Including Madagascar book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Covers almost every species of mammal found in cont 4/5. Mammals of Africa (MoA) is a series of six volumes which describes, in detail, every currently recognized species of African land mammal.

This is the first time that such extensive coverage has ever been attempted, and the volumes incorporate the very latest information and detailed discussion of the morphology, distribution, biology and evolution (including reference to fossil. The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals is the essential companion for anyone going on safari or interested in African mammals—no other field guide covers the whole continent in a portable format.

Now fully revised and updated, it covers all known species of African land mammals and features stunning color illustrations. This book is intended to meet the interests of both the professional scientist and the layman and it appears to have achieved this dual purpose with very considerable success.

It deals with about 1, mammals (including subspecies) in South Africa south of a transverse line from the Zambesi River in the east to the Cunene River on the west coast; as a rule, only very general reference Cited by:.

Such reductions seem especially warranted for the numerous, identical illustrations found in other, readily available, and less-expensive volumes of works on African mammals (e.g., The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals [Kingdon ]; East African Mammals: An Atlas of Evolution in Africa [Kingdon –]; see full color page Author: Duane A.

Schlitter, Adam W. Ferguson, Molly M. McDonough. Cenozoic Mammals of Africa includes current taxonomic and systematic revisions of all African mammal taxa, detailed compilations of fossil site occurrences, and a wealth of information regarding paleobiology, phylogeny, and biogeography.

Primates, including hominins, are particularly well covered. "This is an amazing book!"— Price: $Mammals of Africa. Volume VI: Pigs, Hippopotamuses, Chevrotain, Giraffes, Deer and Bovids.

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