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A Guide to the Mammals of China

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Princeton University Press
Nature, Animals, Nature/Ecology, China, Mammals, Biological Sciences, Birds and Natural Hi
ContributionsAndrew T. Smith (Editor), Yan Xie (Editor), Robert S. Hoffmann (Editor), Darrin Lunde (Editor), John MacKinnon (Editor), Don E. Wilson (Editor), W. Chris Wozencraft (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11182817M
ISBN 100691099847
ISBN 139780691099842

A Guide to the Mammals of China is the most comprehensive guide to all species of mammals found in China. It is the only single-volume reference of its kind to fully describe the physical characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of every species/5(2).

China's stunning diversity of natural habitats--from parched deserts to lush tropical forests--is home to more than 10 percent of the world's mammal species.

A Guide to the Mammals of China is the most comprehensive guide to all species of mammals found in China. It is the only single-volume reference of its kind to fully describe the physical Reviews: 1. Please note: also available as pocket guide.

China's stunning diversity of natural habitats – from parched deserts to lush tropical forests – is home to more than 10 percent of the world's mammal species.

A Guide to the Mammals of China is the most comprehensive guide to all species of mammals found in China. A Guide to the Mammals of China is the most comprehensive guide to all species of mammals found in China.

It is the only single-volume reference of its kind to fully describe the physical characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of.

A Guide to the Mammals of China is the most comprehensive guide to all species of mammals found in China. It is the only single-volume reference of its kind to fully describe the physical characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of every species.5/5(1).

A Guide to the Mammals of China - Kindle edition by Gemma, Federico, Smith, Andrew T., Xie, Yan, Hoffmann, Robert S., Lunde, Darrin, MacKinnon, John, Wilson, Don E., Wozencraft, W. Chris. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Guide to the Mammals of s: 2.

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"Praise for A Guide to the Mammals of China: "This is a much needed guide and it will be indispensable for naturalists and mammalogists for years to come.""Roy John, Canadian Field Naturalist "This guide is a valuable handbook for those involved in wildlife research in China and people interested in ecotourism and natural history/5(10).

A Guide to the Mammals of China is the most comprehensive guide to all species of mammals found in China. It is the only single-volume reference of its kind to fully describe the physical characteristics, China's stunning diversity of natural habitats--from parched deserts to lush tropical forests--is home to more than 10 percent of the /5(7).

"This guide is a valuable handbook for those involved in wildlife research in China and people interested in ecotourism and natural history. I would highly recommend this book to anyone traveling to China with an interest in mammals or for an inexpensive, good overview of the Chinese mammalian fauna."—John Yunger, Journal of Mammalogy.

A Guide to the Mammals of China is the most comprehensive guide to all species of mammal found in China. It is the only single-volume reference of its kind to fully describe the physical characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of every species.

Book Description: China's stunning diversity of natural habitats--from parched deserts to lush tropical forests--is home to more than 10 percent of the world's mammal species.A Guide to the Mammals of Chinais the most comprehensive guide to all species of mammals found in China. It is the only single-volume reference of its kind to fully.

This is a list of the mammal species recorded in are mammal species in China, of which thirteen are critically endangered, twenty-four are endangered, forty-seven are vulnerable, and seven are near of the species listed for China can no longer be found in the wild.

The following tags are used to highlight each species' conservation status as. Buy A Field Guide to the Mammals of China [Chinese] (): NHBS - Edited By: Pan Qinghua, Wang Yingxiang and Yan Kun, China Forestry Publishing House.

In recent months I have received several queries asking about mammals in Beijing, a symptom of the lack of English-language resources available beyond the excellent “A Guide to the Mammals of China” by Andrew Smith and Yan Xie. As with the number of bird species recorded in Beijing, the number of mammals recorded in the.

This one-of-a-kind pocket guide describes the characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of all species of mammals found in China. An up-to-date distribution map accompanies each species account, and beautiful color illustrations by wildlife artist Federico Gemma depict a majority of the species.

This illustrated checklist covers China, a region with a great habitat diversity which is especially rich in mammalian life and attracts numerous wildlife watchers. Although not a traditional Field Guide, this book will equip both residents and visitors to the region with an easy-to-use resource that will allow them to quickly learn about the c.

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This is a much needed guide and it will be indispensable for naturalists and mammalogists for years to come."-- Roy John, Canadian Field Naturalist, Finally [China] now has a decent guide to the mammals The book has a great introductory section covering geography, the history of mammalogy in China, and conservation.

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ISBN of the winning item: "This guide is a valuable handbook for those involved in wildlife research in China and people interested in ecotourism and natural history. I would highly recommend this book to anyone traveling to China with an interest in mammals or for an inexpensive, good overview of the Chinese mammalian fauna.".

China, like many other areas outside North America and Europe, has had good field guides to the birds for some years. Finally it now has a decent guide to the mammals. Unlike the mammal guides for Africa and South America, this new Chinese book includes a more thorough coverage of the small stuff, such as rodents, pikas, shrews and the like.

A Guide to the Mammals of China is the most comprehensive guide to all species of mammals found in China. It is the only single-volume reference of its kind to fully describe the physical characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of every species/5(7).

China's breathtaking diversity of natural habitats--from mountains and deserts to grasslands and lush tropical forests--is home to more than 10 percent of the world's mammal species.

This one-of-a-kind pocket guide describes the characteristics, geographic distribution, natural history, and conservation status of all species of mammals.

This guide is a valuable handbook for those involved in wildlife research in China and people interested in ecotourism and natural history. I would highly recommend this book to anyone traveling to China with an interest in mammals or for an inexpensive, good overview of the Chinese mammalian : John Yunger, Arthur Cleveland, Junnian Li.

Journal of Mammalogy promotes interest in mammals by the publication of original research on their ecology, genetics, conservation, behavior, and by: 2.Activity: Grey foxes are nocturnal creatures meaning that they are primarily do their hunting/ foraging at night and dens in hollow trees, stumps or burrows during the day.

Its ability to climb trees is shared only with the Asian Raccoon dog among canids. The grey fox has strong, hooked claws that allow it to climb up trees to escape predators such as the domestic dog or the.

Mammals of China is the first time that the natural history of all the mammals of China are included in a single pocket guide book resource.

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