Mammals of the South-West Pacific and Moluccan Islands

Mammals of the South-West Pacific and Moluccan Islands

by Tim F. Flannery
     
 
Tim Flannery draws together the results of his five-year field survey and literature review on the mammals of an area extending from the islands just east of Sulawesi in the Moluccas, to the Cook Islands in the central South Pacific, north to Micronesia, and south to New Zealand, but excluding New Guinea. He identifies, classifies, and describes every living native

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Tim Flannery draws together the results of his five-year field survey and literature review on the mammals of an area extending from the islands just east of Sulawesi in the Moluccas, to the Cook Islands in the central South Pacific, north to Micronesia, and south to New Zealand, but excluding New Guinea. He identifies, classifies, and describes every living native mammalian species of the region as well as introduced and prehistorically extinct species.

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"This book covers a huge area of the Pacific Ocean and its islands with emphasis on more than 230 mammal species. . . .Provides a huge amount of information about mammals of the South-West Pacific and Moluccan Islands. Most highly recommended."—Wildlife Activist
Booknews
Color photos illustrate a guide to the mammals of the region identifying, classifying, and describing every living native mammalian species as well as introduced and prehistorically extinct species. Provides an overview of the area's fauna, geology, vegetation, human colonization, paleontology, and zoogeography. Includes b&w photographs and a glossary. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801431500
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1995
Series:
Comstock Book Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 10.53(h) x 1.49(d)

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