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Title:
Field guide to the mammals of the Indian subcontinent : where to watch mammals in India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan
Author:
Gurung, K. K., 1955-
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Publication Information:
San Diego : Academic Press, [1996]

©1996
Physical Description:
xi, 140 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780123093509
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Book

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Summary

Summary

This book is a field guide to the mammals of this unique subcontinent and includes the best places to watch them. It describes each of the 100 plus species that can be recognized in the field, including identification, habitat, range, behavior, diet, breeding, status, and similar species. The Field Guide also contains color illustrations of each mammal as well as tracks of the more prominent species, and mammal lists and maps for each national park.



Key Features:


The only current guide to mammals of the region
Contains color pictures and full text on the 106 larger species likely to be encountered
Includes drawings of tracks of key species to aid identification
Presents full details of 23 parks and reserves, with location maps, visiting details and species lists for each


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Authors Bio, not available


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Mammal Speciesp. 10
Where to Watch Mammalsp. 75
Checklist of the Mammals of the Indian Subcontinentp. 128
Further Readingp. 131
Index of Mammals (Common Names)p. 134
Index of mammals (Scientific Names)p. 137
Index to National Parksp. 140