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Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia

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ISBN-10: 0195573951

ISBN-13: 9780195573954

Edition: 3rd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Peter Menkhorst, Frank Knight

List price: $40.95
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This fully revised and updated edition of A Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia is the only comprehensive guide to identifying all 382 species of mammals known in Australia. This book provides concise and accurate details of the appearance, diagnostic features, distribution, habitat, and key behavioural characteristics of all mammals known to have occurred in Australia or its waters since the time of European settlement. Each double-page spread provides all the informationneeded to identify an animal, a full-colour illustration of the entire animal, a smaller diagram of diagnostic features, a distribution map, and species description and measurements, including details of how to…    
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Book details

List price: $40.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
Publication date: 11/18/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

How to use this field guide
Geographic coverage
Identifying a mammal quickly
Classification and names
Field characters
Identification keys
Species accounts
Distribution maps
Field techniques for identifying mammals
Finding mammals
Field characters
How mammals are measured
Submitting records
Checklist of Australian Mammals
Identification Keys to Australian Mammals
Notes on using the keys
Index to keys
Identification keys
Habitat types
Key to distribution maps
Species Accounts and Plates
Carnivorous marsupials
Bandicoots and bilbies
Koala and wombats
Cuscuses/possums and gliders
Possums and gliders
Bettongs, rat-kangaroos and potoroos
Rat-kangaroos and tree kangaroos
Fruit bats
Insectivorous bats
Introduced carnivores
Introduced herbivores
Dolphins and whales
Further Reading
Index to Scientific Names
Index to Common Names