Mammalogy / Edition 4

Mammalogy / Edition 4

by Terry A. Vaughan, James M. Ryan, Nicholas J. Czaplewski
     
 

ISBN-10: 003025034X

ISBN-13: 9780030250347

Pub. Date: 07/19/1999

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This is the long-awaited revision of the best-selling classic mammalogy text. The biology of mammals is viewed from a broad range of perspectives, making it useful to instructors with contrasting approaches to the subject. Based on the extensive studies of researchers, MAMMALOGY holds the interest of students, while maintaining the respect of the members of the…  See more details below

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This is the long-awaited revision of the best-selling classic mammalogy text. The biology of mammals is viewed from a broad range of perspectives, making it useful to instructors with contrasting approaches to the subject. Based on the extensive studies of researchers, MAMMALOGY holds the interest of students, while maintaining the respect of the members of the scholarly community of mammalogists. The topics covered were chosen as the most important, interesting, and essential to the understanding of mammals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780030250347
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/19/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
8.19(w) x 10.34(h) x 1.03(d)

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Table of Contents


1. Introduction. 2. Mammalian Characteristics. 3. Mammalian Origins. 4. Classification of Mammals. 5. Monotremata. 6. Metatheria. 7. Introduction of Eutherian Mammals. 8. Insectivoria. 9. Xenarthra and Pholidota. 10. Dermoptera and Chiroptera. 11. Primates and Scandentia. 12. Carnivora. 13. Cetacea. 14. Proboscidea, Sirenia, and Hyracoidea. 15. Tubulidentata. 16. Perissodactyla. 17. Artiodactyla. 18. Rodentia. 19. Lagomorpha and Macroscelidea. 20. Reproduction. 21. Aspects of Physiology. 22. Echolocation. 23. Behavior. 24. Ecology. 25. Zoogeography. 26. Mammalian Conservation.

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