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

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Overview

This popular guide, with 117 color photographs plus range maps, acquaints readers of all ages with the exceptional variety of mammals found in this four-state region. The authors describe 88 terrestrial mammals and 33 marine species and discuss the importance of conservation and habitat preservation.

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The only volume to deal specifically with NC, SC, VA, and MD, this book describes in detail 88 terrestrial mammals as well as 33 marine species that inhabit our offshore waters.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807855423
  • Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
  • Publication date: 3/15/2004
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 496,047
  • 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.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction 3
The region 4
Characteristics and adaptations of mammals 15
Observation and study of mammals 20
Population regulation and conservation of mammals 29
Mammals of the region 33
List of mammal species 37
Pouched mammals - order Marsupialia 41
Shrews and moles - order Insectivora 44
Bats - order Chiroptera 64
Armadillos - order Edentata 100
Rabbits and hares - order Lagomorpha 103
Gnawing mammals - order Rodentia 115
Meat-eating mammals - order Carnivora 176
Cetaceans - orders Mysticeti and Odontoceti 206
Manatees - order Sirenia 224
Hoofed mammals - order Artiodactyla 227
Glossary 239
Selected references 245
Photo credits 250
Index 251
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