Mammals of the Carolinas, Virginia, and Maryland / Edition 1

Mammals of the Carolinas, Virginia, and Maryland / Edition 1

by Wm. David Webster, James F. Parnell, Walter Biggs
     
 

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Mammals of the Carolinas, Virginia, and Maryland

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807855423
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
03/15/2004
Edition description:
1
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,340,042
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.55(h) x 0.72(d)

Meet the Author

Wm. David Webster is professor of biology and curator of mammals at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

James F. Parnell lives in Wilmington and is coauthor of Birds of the Carolinas.

The late Walter C. Biggs Jr., was coauthor, with Parnell, of State Parks of North Carolina.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction3
The region4
Characteristics and adaptations of mammals15
Observation and study of mammals20
Population regulation and conservation of mammals29
Mammals of the region33
List of mammal species37
Pouched mammals - order Marsupialia41
Shrews and moles - order Insectivora44
Bats - order Chiroptera64
Armadillos - order Edentata100
Rabbits and hares - order Lagomorpha103
Gnawing mammals - order Rodentia115
Meat-eating mammals - order Carnivora176
Cetaceans - orders Mysticeti and Odontoceti206
Manatees - order Sirenia224
Hoofed mammals - order Artiodactyla227
Glossary239
Selected references245
Photo credits250
Index251

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