Princeton Encyclopedia of Mammals

Editor/Author Macdonald, David W
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Windmill Books (Andromeda International)

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-78121-098-7
Category: Animals & Veterinary Medicine
Image Count: 759
Book Status: Available
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The Princeton Encyclopedia of Mammals is the most comprehensive and accessible reference book on mammals available. Unsurpassed in scope and stunningly illustrated, this book covers every known living species, from aardvarks to zorros.

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Table of Contents

  • Advisory Editors
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • What Is a Mammal?
  • Mammal Conservation: Planning for an Uncertain Future
  • MONOTREMES
  • Platypus
  • Echidnas
  • Marsupials
  • American Opossums
  • Large Marsupial Carnivores
  • Small Marsupial Carnivores
  • Bandicoots
  • Cuscuses and Brushtail Possums
  • Ringtails, Pygmy Possums, and Gliders
  • Kangaroos and Wallabies
  • Koala
  • Wombats
  • Honey Possum
  • Tenrecs and Golden Moles
  • Tenrecs
  • Golden Moles
  • Sengis
  • Aardvark
  • Elephants and Relatives
  • Hyraxes
  • Elephants
  • Dugong and Manatees
  • Anteaters and Relatives
  • Anteaters
  • Sloths
  • Armadillos
  • Rodents
  • Squirrel-like Rodents
  • Beavers
  • Mountain Beaver
  • Squirrels
  • Springhare
  • Mouselike Rodents
  • New World Rats and Mice
  • Voles and Lemmings
  • Old World Rats and Mice
  • Other Old World Rats and Mice
  • Hamsters
  • Gerbils
  • Dormice
  • Jumping Mice, Birchmice, and Jerboas
  • Pocket Gophers
  • Pocket Mice and Kangaroo Rats
  • Cavy-like Rodents
  • New World Porcupines
  • Cavies
  • Capybara
  • Other Cavy-like Rodents
  • Old World Porcupines
  • Gundis
  • African Mole Rats
  • Lagomorphs
  • Rabbits and Hares
  • Pikas
  • Primates
  • Strepsirrhines
  • Typical Lemurs
  • Sportive Lemurs
  • Dwarf and Mouse Lemurs
  • Indri, Sifakas, and Woolly Lemurs
  • Aye-aye
  • Bush Babies, Lorises, and Pottos
  • Monkeys and Tarsiers
  • Tarsiers
  • Marmosets and Tamarins
  • New World Monkeys
  • Guenons, Macaques, and Baboons
  • Colobus and Leaf Monkeys
  • Apes
  • Gibbons
  • Chimpanzees
  • Gorillas
  • Orangutans
  • Tree Shrews
  • Colugos
  • Shrews, Moles, and Hedgehogs
  • Solenodons
  • Hedgehogs and Moonrats
  • Shrews
  • Moles and Desmans
  • Bats
  • Pangolins
  • Carnivores
  • Weasel and Skunk Families
  • Weasels, Mink, and Polecats
  • Martens
  • Wolverine
  • Badgers
  • Otters
  • Skunks and Stink Badgers
  • Raccoon Family
  • Raccoons
  • Coatis
  • Kinkajou
  • Other Procyonids
  • Seals, sea Lions, and Walruses
  • Eared Seals
  • Walrus
  • True Seals
  • Bear Family
  • Brown Bear
  • Polar Bear
  • American Black Bear
  • Giant Panda
  • Lesser-known Bears
  • Dog Family
  • Wolves
  • Coyote
  • Jackals
  • Ethiopian Wolf
  • Foxes
  • African Wild Dog
  • Dhole
  • Other Dogs
  • Hyena Family
  • Cat Family
  • Lion
  • Tiger
  • Cheetah
  • Leopard
  • Other Big Cats
  • Small Cats
  • Civets, Genets, and Mongooses
  • Mongooses
  • Malagasy Carnivores
  • Civets and Genets
  • Hoofed Mammals
  • Odd-toed Ungulates
  • Horses, Zebras, and Asses
  • Tapirs
  • Rhinoceroses
  • Even-toed Ungulates
  • Wild Pigs and Boars
  • Peccaries
  • Hippopotamuses
  • Camels and Llamas
  • Chevrotains
  • Musk Deer
  • Deer
  • Giraffes and Okapi
  • Pronghorn
  • Wild Cattle and Spiral-horned Antelopes
  • Duikers
  • Grazing Antelopes
  • Gazelles, Dwarf Antelopes, and Saigas
  • Goat Antelopes
  • Whales & Dolphins
  • Toothed Whales
  • River Dolphins
  • Dolphins
  • Porpoises
  • Beluga and Narwhal
  • Sperm Whales
  • Beaked Whales
  • Baleen Whales
  • Gray Whale
  • Rorquals
  • Right Whales
  • Bibliography
  • Glossary