The World of Mammals by Augusta Taglianti

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Written in English

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8187395M
ISBN 100831795557
ISBN 109780831795559
OCLC/WorldCa11386678

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It is hoped that this database on the World Wide Web can be used as a convenient on-line reference for identifying or verifying recognized scientific names and for taxonomic research. The names are organized in a hierarchy that includes Order, Suborder, Family, Subfamily, Genus, Species.

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Wilson and Reeder's Mammal Species of the World is the classic reference book on the taxonomic classification and distribution of the more than species of mammals that exist today. The third edition includes detailed information on nomenclature and, for the first time, common names.

Each concise entry covers type locality, distribution, synonyms, and major. An A-Z of Mammals with links to further information about them.

There are around species of mammal. The list below represents the most commonly known mammals grouped bothalphabetically and by classification group. Click on a mammal for facts about that mammal.

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The natural world of mammals is introduced through full-color photography matched with clearly written text to build a foundation for advanced exploration and help show children a stunning new view of the world.

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Our goal was to bring together scientists, managers, policy-makers, educators and students from across the. The book encompasses cetacean, pinniped, and sirenian species, as well as extinct species, and describes basic biology and taxonomic groupings of marine mammals. Show less This new edition of Marine Mammals of the World describes and illustrates newly discovered and rarely photographed species, making it the most comprehensive and up-to-date.

The data in this checklist of mammal species of the world are being presented for non-commercial, personal, and collections management use only.

Copying or redistributing these data in any manner for personal or corporate gain is not permitted. A list of the authors responsible for various portions of the text can be found here.

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Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. Living Mammals of the World by Sanderson, Ivan T. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Mammals are those warm blooded air-breathing vertebrate animals that are categorized by their hair, three middle ear bones, and the mother nurse their young ones with milk.

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I treasure my experiences with them. Yet they don't qualify as among the "50 best mammals." That concept is reserved for the most unique, most impressive, most difficult to see, or rarest mammals in the world. I weigh these attributes.

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