The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals

The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals

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Presents descriptions and illustrations of hundreds of North American mammals, along with their scientific and common names and information on behavior, diet, reproduction, growth, longevity, and habitat.

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Detailed written descriptions and about 450 color and b&w photographs survey the rich and varied world of North American animals. Entries include distribution maps, identification guidelines, scientific and common names, and information on behavior, diet, reproduction, growth, longevity, predation, and habitat preferences. They also summarize the current population status of each animal and detail distribution changes owing to human activities. Organized according to evolutionary relationships. Edited by Wilson, director of biodiversity programs at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and Ruff, a freelance researcher, writer, and editor. Oversize: 8.75x11.75. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, in association with the American Society of Mammalogists, c1999
ISBN: 9781560988458
Branch Call Number: 599.097 Smi
Characteristics: xxv, 750 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
Additional Contributors: Ruff, Sue
Wilson, Don E.
Alternative Title: North American mammals


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