The Behavior Guide to African Mammals: Including Hoofed Mammals, Carnivores, Primates, 20th Anniversary Edition

The Behavior Guide to African Mammals: Including Hoofed Mammals, Carnivores, Primates, 20th Anniversary Edition

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Overview

The Behavior Guide to African Mammals is as different from a conventional field guide as motion pictures are from a snapshot. Whether we are able to look at them face to face, on television, or in the hundreds of illustrations provided here by Daniel Otte, this guide allows us to understand what animals do and what their behavior means.

Drawing on his own extensive fieldwork and on the research of many other scientists, Richard Despard Estes describes and explains the behavior of four major groups of mammals. Estes's remarkably informative guide is as up-to-date for the zoologist as it is accessible for the interested onlooker.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520272972
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 03/28/2012
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 640
Sales rank: 416,959
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Richard Estes is one of the world's foremost experts on the social ecology of African mammals. Daniel Otte is Curator and Chairman of the Department of Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. E. O. Wilson is Frank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science and Curator in Entomology at Harvard University and co-author of The Ants (1990).

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