The Encyclopedia of Mammals

The Encyclopedia of Mammals

by David Macdonald
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The Encyclopedia of Mammals 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I bought this book, just because I like the colorful photos and figures, and also it was only $30 for such a huge volume. Only later I found that I made the best purchase ever. This book is filled with thorough detailed scientific information about each species, and also colorful photos and drawings. Thus this is a very very good book for yourself and also your kids as well. I brought this to my laboratory (biological lab) and lots of my colleagues are buying it too. I gurantee that this will be one book you will never regret and will open again and again.
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Highly Recommended!
Guest More than 1 year ago
The Encyclopedia of Mammals is a huge 930 page book that weighs about 10 lbs. There are so many photographs and illustrations of different types of mammals that it's hard to look at them all in one sitting. It's divided up into categories: cat family, dog family, bears, weasels, whales, seals, primates, hoofed animals, rabbits, bats, rodents, marsupials and many more. They haven't left any living mammal out, including several you've never heard of. Each animal has a statistics file telling habitat, size, appearance, diet and longevity and also a map showing world distribution. Keep in mind that this is a book of wild mammals, so if you are looking for domestic dog breeds, you won't find it. There are detailed masterful articles about behavior, diet, social life, conservation, and other relevant topics, but they are written in everyday language. Anyone who likes mammals is sure to find something that they like about this book. Highly recommended.