A Field Guide to the Mammals of Central America and Southeast Mexico

Paperback | May 13, 2009

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This is the only field guide to provide comprehensive coverage of the mammals of Central America and Southeast Mexico. This edition features 21 new species accounts, including nine for bats. Four new full-color maps show parks and protected areas, biomes, elevations, and habitat loss. FromFunnel-eared Bats and Spider Monkeys to Climbing Rats and Pocket Mice, Anteaters and Sloths to Sperm Whales and Ocean Dolphins, the guide fully describes every known regional species. Over 150 range maps have been updated along with present conservation status and habitat information. The new bookfeatures descriptions and measurements, where and when each species might be found, what type of nests or dens it uses, feeding habits, and reproductive cycles. Highlights include the 49 (previously 48) vibrant full-color animal illustrations, most painted directly from live subjects. Tracks andfeet appear on facing-pages. A glossary and updated bibliography round out the usefulness of this indispensable guide.

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This is the only field guide to provide comprehensive coverage of the mammals of Central America and Southeast Mexico. This edition features 21 new species accounts, including nine for bats. Four new full-color maps show parks and protected areas, biomes, elevations, and habitat loss. FromFunnel-eared Bats and Spider Monkeys to Climbi...

Fiona Reid has written and illustrated numerous mammal guides, including a new Peterson Field Guide to Mammals of North America. She also leads nature tours. She wrote and illustrated the first edition of A Field Guide to the Mammals of Central America and Southeast Mexico (OUP, 1997).

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.1 × 6.1 × 0.8 inPublished:May 13, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195343239

ISBN - 13:9780195343236

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