This field guide combines spot-on descriptive information, definitive photography, animal track silhouettes, and key facts in a handy, easy-to-reference volume. Including selected photography and newly commissioned art and graphics to help identify each mammal species, this book includes tips on how to observe, track, and identify mammals in nature. Beautifully designed and illustrated, with logical organization and bulleted information, this pocket guide is useful in the field or as an in-home reference.
About the Author
CATHERINE HERBERT HOWELL, a former National Geographic staff member, has written extensively on nature and natural history. She explored the relationships between people and plants in Flora Mirabilis: How Plants Have Shaped World Knowledge, Health, Wealth, and Beauty (2009) and covered the importance of birds in culture in the National Geographic Bird-watcher's Bible (2012). Howell also authored National Geographic Pocket Guide to Wildflowers of North America (2014) and National Geographic Pocket Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians (2015) and was a contributing writer to National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Nature (2013) and National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife (2014). Howell serves as a master naturalist volunteer in Arlington, Virginia.