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Canids of the World: Wolves, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Coyotes, and Their Relatives
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Jose R. Castello Claudio Sillero-Zubiri
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Canids of the World: Wolves, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Coyotes, and Their Relatives

Jose R. Castello Claudio Sillero-Zubiri


9780691176857

Princeton University Pres


Wildlife: mammals


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336 pages

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The most complete and user-friendly photographic field guide to the world's canids.

This stunningly illustrated and easy-to-use field guide covers every species of the world's canids, from the Gray Wolf of North America to the dholes of Asia, from African jackals to the South American Bush Dog. It features more than 150 superb color plates depicting every kind of canid and detailed facing-page species accounts that describe key identification features, morphology, distribution, subspeciation, habitat, and conservation status in the wild. The book also includes distribution maps and tips on where to observe each species, making Canids of the World the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to these intriguing and spectacular mammals.

* Covers every species and subspecies of canid
* Features more than 150 color plates with more than 600 photos from around the globe
* Depicts species in similar poses for quick and easy comparisons
* Describes key identification features, habitat, behavior, reproduction, and much more
* Draws on the latest taxonomic research
* Includes distribution maps and tips on where to observe each species
* The ideal field companion and a delight for armchair naturalists

By:   Jose R. Castello
Foreword by:   Claudio Sillero-Zubiri
Imprint:   Princeton University Pres
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 140mm, 
ISBN:   9780691176857
ISBN 10:   069117685X
Series:   Princeton Field Guides
Pages:   336
Publication Date:   August 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  ELT Advanced ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

FOREWORD 5 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 7 INTRODUCTION 8 SOUTH AMERICAN CANIDS 28 Maned Wolf, Bush Dog, Short-Eared Dog, and South American Foxes WOLF-LIKE CANIDS 74 Wolves, Jackals, Coyotes, Dhole, African Dog, and Domestic Dog RED FOX-LIKE CANIDS 172 True Foxes, Bat-Eared Fox, and Raccoon Dog GRAY FOX-LIKE CANIDS 274 Gray Fox and Island Fox SKULLS 310 GLOSSARY 316 REFERENCES 319 INDEX 329

Jos R. Castell is a medical doctor, naturalist, and wildlife photographer. He is a member of the American Society of Mammalogists and the Spanish Society for Conservation and Study of Mammals. He is the author of Bovids of the World: Antelopes, Gazelles, Cattle, Goats, Sheep, and Relatives (Princeton).


This is the best encyclopedia any reader or writer can hope for. I look forward to returning to it over the coming years. --Pennsylvania Literary Journal Canids of the World is a timely resource and a fascinating survey of wolves and their canine relatives. ---Nancy Jo Tubbs, International Wolf

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