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Field Guide To The Mammals Of South East Asia 2nd Edition

Author : Charles Francis
ISBN : 9781472934987
Genre : Nature
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This book is a fully revised and updated second edition of the only comprehensive guide to the mammals of South-east Asia, one of the world's richest regions in terms of mammal diversity, where species new to science are still being described regularly, though there is increasing pressure on all of its wild mammal populations. From large mammals such as the elephant, big cats, dolphins and whales through bears, monkeys and badgers to bats, civets, rats and shrews, more than 550 species are described in detail, including key identification characteristics, habitat, behaviour, distribution and status, accompanied by line drawings of footprints and details of anatomy, or other aspects of identification. Beautiful colour plates depict nearly all species and their variations, while accompanying range maps provide up-to-date information on distribution. This field guide is essential for any naturalist or traveller visiting this special corner of Asia.
Category: Nature

A Guide To The Mammals Of Southeast Asia

Author : Charles M. Francis
ISBN : 0691135517
Genre : Nature
File Size : 58.55 MB
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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
Category: Nature

A Naturalist S Guide To The Mammals Of South East Asia

Author : Chris R. Shepherd
ISBN : 1906780714
Genre : History
File Size : 34.48 MB
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This easy to use identification guide to 131 mammal species most commonly encountered in South East Asia (covering Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Java, Sumatra, Bali, Borneo and The Philippines) is perfect for resident and visitor alike.
Category: History

Mammals Of South East Asia

Author : Charles Francis
ISBN : 9781472937964
Genre : Science
File Size : 30.26 MB
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This compact, easy-to-use identification guide describes 192 species of mammals found in South-east Asia, covering each major genus. The book features thumbnail silhouettes, a regional distribution map, and up-to-date tips on the best wildlife localities. Illustrated with clear colour photography and brief but authoritative descriptions the Pocket Photo Guides highlight the species of animals from each region that the traveller is most likely to see, as well as those that are truly endemic (only to be seen in that country or region) or special rarities. The genuine pocket size allow the books to be carried around on trips and excursions and will take up minimal rucksack and suitcase space.
Category: Science

A Naturalist S Guide To The Mammals Of Southeast Asia

Author : Loretta Ann Shepherd
ISBN : 1912081903
Genre : Mammals
File Size : 45.90 MB
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This easy-to-use identification guide to the 129 species of mammals most commonly seen in South-East Asia (covering Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from some of the region's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat, as well as interesting snippets of information about the mammals. The user-friendly introduction covers details on habitats, advice on mammal watching, notes on taxonomy and information on threats to the wildllife. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the mammals of South-East Asia encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, IUCN status.
Category: Mammals

A Bibliography Of The Land Mammals Of Southeast Asia 1699 1969

Author : Gwilym S. Jones
ISBN : UOM:39015017669089
Genre : Mammals
File Size : 81.61 MB
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This bibliography was compiled in order to provide zoologists, medical and paramedical investigators, and others with a single source of references for the land mammals of Southeast Asia. The task was originally undertaken in conjunction with an investigation of mammal-borne anthropozoonoses in Southeast Asia. The countries primarily covered by this work are Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, North and South Vietnam, the Republic of the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Hainan Island. Major works concerning mammals of India and southern China have also been included because of close faunal relationships and because authors who worked in India (and what is now Bangladesh) have frequently included Burma as a part of their study area. Papers presenting the results of laboratory experiments with captive animals are not included, although papers presenting physiological, anatomical, and parasitological data applicable to the natural state of the species are included.
Category: Mammals

Fossil Mammals Of Asia

Author : Xiaoming Wang
ISBN : 9780231520829
Genre : Science
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Fossil Mammals of Asia, edited by and with contributions from world-renowned scholars, is the first major work devoted to the late Cenozoic (Neogene) mammalian biostratigraphy and geochronology of Asia. This volume employs cutting-edge biostratigraphic and geochemical dating methods to map the emergence of mammals across the continent. Written by specialists working in a variety of Asian regions, it uses data from many basins with spectacular fossil records to establish a groundbreaking geochronological framework for the evolution of land mammals. Asia's violent tectonic history has resulted in some of the world's most varied topography, and its high mountain ranges and intense monsoon climates have spawned widely diverse environments over time. These geologic conditions profoundly influenced the evolution of Asian mammals and their migration into Europe, Africa, and North America. Focusing on amazing new fossil finds that have redefined Asia's role in mammalian evolution, this volume synthesizes information from a range of field studies on Asian mammals and biostratigraphy, helping to trace the histories and movements of extinct and extant mammals from various major groups and all northern continents, and providing geologists with a richer understanding of a variety of Asian terrains.
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South East Asia

Author : Andrew Dalby
ISBN : 1873836007
Genre : Reference
File Size : 57.53 MB
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"...DESERVES A PLACE IN REFERENCE COLLECTIONS."--CHOICE. "..IT ENABLES SPECIALISTS OF ONE COUNTRY OR SUBJECT TO IDENTIFY RAPIDLY REFERENCE SOURCES ON COUNTRIES & SUBJECT AREAS WITHIN THE REGION WITH WHICH THEY MAY BE LESS FAMILIAR...IT WILL FACILITATE THE TASK OF COMPARATIVE RESEARCH WHILE HARD-PRESSED REFERENCE LIBRARIANS WILL NO DOUBT FIND IT AN INVALUABLE SOURCE OF FIRST RESORT."--ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY, VOLUME 4. This guide evaluates the widely scattered fund of material available in South-East Asia in such areas as politics, religion, society, history language, geography, economics & development. Even the simple listings of reference sources within this guide bring to light much indispensable & fascinating information; information that risks being over-looked because of its date or origin, or that is inaccessible in libraries because of cataloging problems. This guide analyses the contents of books & non-reference materials from the practical viewpoint of today's library. (REGIONAL REFERENCE GUIDES, 2)
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