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  • Posted March 1, 2013

    A great guide for recognizing mammal skulls based on anatomical features.

    This book is very good. I think my favorite features of this book are the pictures. While I may have missed something, it appears that this book includes pictures for every skull it covers. Many of the pictures in this book are in black and white in order to highlight anatomical features; however, the book includes many color pictures as well. Also, another very cool feature in this book is a to scale skull chart for many of the smaller mammals. One of the few downfalls of this book is that it focuses primarily on mammals (actually, since I am primarily interested in mammals this isn't really a problem for me). While this book does include a section on birds, reptiles, and amphibians, it only covers families for birds and orders (as well as a few suborders) for reptiles and amphibians. In contrast to the more broad coverage of non-mammals, this book includes identification for mammal skulls up to the species level. Also, one other feature that this book is missing is demographic information. While this is understandable since this book is about skull recognition, it does mean that a separate field guide including species demographics is necessary in order to narrow down the identity of a skull based on location. In summary, this book is great if you are interested in recognizing North American mammal skulls. I am a biology student and have recently completed the skull identification section of the lab for my mammalogy class. This book was provided by my mammalogy professor as an aid in identifying animal skulls and was extremely useful. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in identifying North American mammal skulls. I just wish they offered it in hardcover.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2012

    Recommended by my college professor for our wildlife ecology and

    Recommended by my college professor for our wildlife ecology and identification course. It is the best resource I had for the class.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2007

    An instant classic!

    This is the book that trackers and naturalists have needed for a long time. It's finally here and it's outstanding! Now when I take apart an owl pellet I'll be able to determine what the owl was eating, and hence what small wildlife is abundant in that area. And when I'm out and discover part of a skull from a mammal, bird, amphibian, or reptile, I'll be able to find what that is too. Mark Elbrock has done it again: an instant classic, and a book that all trackers and naturalists should have in their collection.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2007

    An Instant Classic!

    This is the book that trackers and naturalists have needed for a long time. It's finally here and it's outstanding! Now when I take apart an owl pellet I'll be able to determine what the owl was eating, and hence what small wildlife is abundant in that area. And when I'm out and discover part of a skull from a mammal, bird, amphibian, or reptile, I'll be able to find what that is too. Mark Elbrock has done it again: an instant classic, and a book that all trackers and naturalists should have in their collection.

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    Posted October 14, 2012

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