Animal Skulls & Bones: How to Identify the Bones of Common North American Animals

Animal Skulls & Bones: How to Identify the Bones of Common North American Animals

by James Kavanagh, Raymond Leung
     
 

Indulge your inner explorer and learn where you are likely to find bones and how to identify animals based on their skull and limb shape and size, dental patterns, horns and beaks. This Duraguide® teaches how to identify the skulls and bones of common North American mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fishes and also features a 20 in. (50 cm) ruler and

Overview


Indulge your inner explorer and learn where you are likely to find bones and how to identify animals based on their skull and limb shape and size, dental patterns, horns and beaks. This Duraguide® teaches how to identify the skulls and bones of common North American mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fishes and also features a 20 in. (50 cm) ruler and step-by-step instructions for preparing and preserving specimens. This lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.

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From the Publisher

"Pocket Naturalist Guides are to nature-loving backpackers what CliffsNotes are to teens trying to navigate Shakespeare: essential."  —Backpacker Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583555583
Publisher:
Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date:
05/01/2010
Series:
Duraguide Series
Pages:
2
Sales rank:
1,173,433
Product dimensions:
3.70(w) x 5.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.

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