Mammals of Colorado, Second Edition by David M. ArmstrongMammals of Colorado, Second Edition by David M. Armstrong

Mammals of Colorado, Second Edition

byDavid M. Armstrong, James P. Fitzgerald, Carron A. Meaney

Hardcover | December 21, 2010

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Thoroughly revised and updated, Mammals of Colorado, Second Edition is a comprehensive reference on the nine orders and 128 species of Colorado''s recent native fauna, detailing each species'' description, habitat, distribution, population ecology, diet and foraging, predators and parasites, behavior, reproduction and development, and population status.

An introductory chapter on Colorado''s environments, a discussion of the development of the fauna over geologic time, and a brief history of human knowledge of Coloradan mammals provide ecological and evolutionary context. The most recent records of the state''s diverse species, rich illustrations (including detailed maps, skull drawings, and photographs), and an extensive bibliography make this book a must-have reference.

Amateur and professional naturalists, students, vertebrate biologists, and ecologists as well as those involved in conservation and wildlife management in Colorado will find value in this comprehensive volume. Co-published with the Denver Museum of Nature & Science
James P. Fitzgerald is professor emeritus in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado. Carron A. Meaney is senior ecologist at Walsh Environmental Scientists and Engineers and curator adjoint at the University of Colorado Museum. His research interests include bats, prairie dogs, ground squirrels, ...
Title:Mammals of Colorado, Second EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:704 pages, 10.3 X 8.26 X 1.32 inPublished:December 21, 2010Publisher:University Press Of ColoradoLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1607320479

ISBN - 13:9781607320470

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Editorial Reviews

"This is the bible for both researchers and casual readers interested in the state''s diverse population of mammals, from tiny pikas to bighorn sheep to mountain lions."
-Sunday Camera